Former England captain John Terry announced his retirement from football on Sunday with the 37-year-old central defender now set to pursue a career in management.
Loan-deals apart, here are some of the most-discussed signings from the top-tier league in England this summer.
Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane star in Liverpool's 4-0 thrashing of West Ham United in Premier League opener
Senegal's Sadio Mane's strikes led Liverpool to an impressive 4-0 thrashing of West Ham United in their Premier League opener. The 26-year-old scored either side of half-time with Mohamed Salah opening the scoring and Daniel Sturridge adding a late fourth.
Manchester City were confirmed as English Premier League champions as rock-bottom West Brom stunned Manchester United with a 1-0 win at Old Trafford.
Mohammed Salah's strike helped Liverpool defeat Manchester City 2-1 in the Champions League quarterfinal second leg match to seal a 5-1 aggregate win over the EPL toppers.
IN PICTURES | Arsenal lose tough second-leg game against Ostersunds, scrape through to Europa League last 16
Two quickfire first-half goals gave Swedish minnows Ostersunds hope, but Sead Kolasinac's goal just after the interval saw Arsenal hang on for a 4-2 win on aggregate.
IN PICTURES | Manchester City suffer shock 1-0 defeat in intense game against Wigan Athletic, gets knocked out of FA Cup
Manchester City's quest to win the FA Cup an unprecedented fourth time came to a shocking end when the Pep Guardiola-led side fell to a 1-0 defeat against Wigan Athletic in the fifth round.
Rochdale scored deep into stoppage time to deny Tottenham Hotspur victory as their FA Cup fifth-round tie ended in a thrilling 2-2 draw at the Crown Oil Arena.