A few key dates for the coming months…
With the World Cup on the horizon, less than a month sway in fact, and the transfer window open things promise to get pretty busy very quickly.
Rafa, should he commit to the club long term, has repeatedly said he wants to get business done early. To add to the sense of urgency, Premier League clubs voted to bring the transfer deadline forward to the Thursday before the first weekend of the season. This means the window closes for buying players on the 9th August, although players can still be sold until 31st August.
And off we go again!