With many clubs now back in preseason training and many on, or embarking on, overseas promotional tours, managers will be looking to secure and finalise their squads before their training gets into full swing.
The players themselves will also want their own futures settled as soon as possible so they can concentrate of getting themselves into top shape come the start of the new season, for either their new clubs or their current ones.
All those concerned would like to have deals done and dusted as soon as possible.
A few weeks ago, a slide show was published ranking the top 50 transfers of players currently outside the English Premier League.
This is a follow-up piece of the top 10 players from that list who have generated a significant number of rumours and speculation from interested clubs, but have yet to move.