Premier League Preview & Fixtures
As usual the big spenders have been United, City, Chelsea and Arsenal with abfew new managerial faces to watch out for in 2012-13.
United have added Japan midfielder Shinzi Kagawa to their lineup and added Crewe youngster Nick Powell to the squad on a four-year deal. Powell, 18, won the League 2 player of the year award last season.
But United's attempts to sign Everton defender Leighton Baines could stall after Goodison boss David Moyes told his bard he would resign if the player was sold.
Moyes may have a tougher chalenge keeping Socceroo Tim Cahill, who is believed to have been offered a deal to sign for Chinese side Guizho Renhe.
Back to United, where German champions Borussia Dortmund are adamant they will not be selling Polish striker Robert Lewandowski for £40million.
Champions Manchester City have been relatively quiet during the pre-season.
After splashing the cash like no other in previous years the only possible signing could be France striker Karim Benzema.
New coach? David Moyes of Everton and Roberto Martinez of Wigan are the hot favourites.
European champions Chelsea (doesn't that sound good), having snapped up Belgian Ace Eden Hazard and Werder Bremen's Marko Marin, are keen on Malaga's Chilean striker Jose Salomon Rondon. Didier Drgba has ben released.
On their managerial front, the club is expected to confirm Roberto Di Matteo as their new manager after Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola turned them down.
The Blues have also signed promising Anderlecht star Charly Musonda, 15, rated as one the best prospects in European football.
Arsenal are chasing France striker Olivier Giroud with Russian Andrey Arshevin reportedly off to Zenit St Petersburg.
Iceland international Gylfi Sigurdsson is set to join Liverpool in a £7m deal after a season on loan at Swansea, new Kop manager Brendan Rodgers, who also could make a summer move for either Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge or Barcelona frontman Cristian Tello now that Dirk Kuyt has left for Turkey. Salamon Kalou has also been linked with a move to Anfield.
Fulham are keen to sign Newcastle's Danny Simpson, with QPR and Norwich waiting in the wings.
Wigan are keen on Greece winger Dimitris Salpingidis, 30, who is available on a free transfer. While goalkeeper Mike Pollitt has agreed a new one-year deal.
Robert Huth has signed a three-year contract extension to remain at Stoke until 2016.
Aston Villa's new boss Paul Lambert is interested in AZ Alkmaar's Denmark defender Simon Poulsen, having already signed Socceroo Brett Holman from the club to replace the released Emile Heskey. Lambert is also planning to move the Villa Park dug-outs so he can be closer to the Holte End fans.
His successor at Carrow Road, Chris Hughton, is reportedly resigned to losing young star Kyle Naughton to Villa Park.
West Ham, who have tabled a £4million offer for Wolves' winger Matt Jarvis and Blackburn striker Yakubu, have signed Bolton keeper Jussi Jaaskelainen.
Newcastle have been told they will need to significantly up their initial offer of £4million for Vurnon Anita if they want to sign the Ajax midfielder.
Robert Green is set to join QPR after agreeing a £50,000-a-week deal at QPR with his former club West Ham making a £1.2million bid for Dijon left-back Samuel Souprayen.
Stoke look like snapping up the unwanted Michael Owen, given a free by United and other new boys Southampton have signed Burnley striker Jay Rodriguez for £6 million and are interested in Scottish international goalkeeper Craig Gordon, given a free transfer by Sunderland.
And finally, for all our Welsh fans, Swansea City have a new manager, with a promise to kepp the wonderful passing game of last season; Danish legend Michael Laudrup.
In Scotland Artur Boruc says he would keep the door open to a return to Celtic as he confirmed his desire to leave Fiorentina - but the big news is across the city at Ibrox.
More next month but when does it all kick off?
EPL starts all over again on Saturday, August 18. The SPL in Scotland gets underway on August 4.
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