Now that Stoke have signed a footballer, everyone is trying to get in on the trend.
A lot of people have been linked with a move into Old Trafford, but one man who could depart Manchester United is Serbian centre-back Nemanja Vidic after AC Milan firmed up their interest in the Serbian defender (Mirror)
If Leighton Baines does rejoin David Moyes at United, then Frenchman Patrice Evra will be quite happy to return to former club and now big spenders Monaco (Independent)
Manuel Pellegrini's dream defensive partner is Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany and his former Real Madrid charge Pepe, with the Portuguese international top of the Chilean's Eastlands transfer wishlist (Mirror)
Spurs have entered the race to sign Shakthar Donetsk Henrikh Mkhitayran after Liverpool's move for the Armenian midfielder stalled, but he would cost Andre Villas-Boas £25million (Daily Mail)
Villas-Boas is trying to create space in his squad, so has allowed Tom Huddlestone to speak with Sunderland over a potential £6million transfer, and would be happy to let Scott Parker, Benoit Assou-Ekotto, and Emmanuel Adebayor leave White Hart Lane (Sun)