And as we countdown until football’s return, speculation is showing no signs of slowing down when it comes to the upcoming transfer window.
As ever, we’re sharing the latest rumours from around the Championship – so scroll and click through the pages to see the latest news and gossip:
1. He is one of Middlesbroughs most valuable assets
Middlesbrough are ready to cash in on 22-year-old English centre-back Dael Fry this summer, but the Championship strugglers want about 20m for their academy graduate. (90min)
2. Whites linked with Reading man
Crystal Palace, Leeds United and Swansea City are both said to be interested in Reading star Danny Loader who is out of contract at the Madejski Stadium this summer. (Daily Mail)
3. QPR eye deal
QPR are looking to swoop for Guingamp's Axel Urie on a free transfer. (Football Insider)
4. He said:
Financially I dont think Preston could do it, but even with Sunderland in the background I still wanted to come back to Preston and I even said to my agent a few days before, see if they can do anything if I couldve gone back to Preston, I wouldve.