Even though we are only weeks into the summer transfer window, it has already proved that it could be one of most bizarre in recent history.
Newly promoted Ligue 1 outfit Monaco, owned by Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev, have pulled off some incredible coups, spending well over €120 million on the likes of Radamel Falcao, James Rodriguez and Joao Moutinho.
The ambitious French club are reported to be targeting many more additions as they challenge Paris Saint-Germain for the title next season.
As well as that, Chelsea reappointed Jose Mourinho for a second spell in charge, which could result in several names arriving at Stamford Bridge, and it could mean some will also leave. Both Manchester City and Manchester United will have new managers at the helm come the start of the season
As a result, the media all over Europe have speculated some interesting stories, and we've selected five of the more bold rumors that could have some substance behind them.