Now Euro 2016 is done and dusted, the proverbial silly season can truly kickstart, with some rumours and reports enough to shock even the most ardent of bar-stool-experts in the Transfer Tavern.
Though the punters propping up the bar claim to have seen it all before, even the most world weary of Liverpool fans in this evening have been shocked as our Landlord places a copy of the Sunday Times in front of them.
For they claim that Reds defender Nathaniel Clyne has grown unhappy with life at Anfield and has been offered a shock exit to Barcelona, despite making 52 appearances for the club last term.
The England international moved to Merseyside last summer and was a mainstay in the side, though has reportedly grown unhappy with his status under the charismatic German coach.
As a result, the Kop titans are thought to have offered the former Southampton ace to the La Liga giants.
How many TT pints would Barcelona need to buy Clyne?
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