There might not be much football going on at the moment, but there's certainly plenty of talking.
With the domestic season wrapped up, clubs are putting their affairs in order ahead of 2014/15. This week, there have been a series of managerial appointments, as well as the usual raft of transfer speculation.
The World Cup is also on the agenda, with Mario Balotelli joining the chorus of pundits writing off England's chances in Brazil.
Over the coming slides, we bring you the most pertinent quotes of the week in football, starting with Angel Di Maria's brutal swipe at Tottenham.