Owner Sheikh Mansour appears willing to spend whatever is necessary, but Uefa's Financial Fair Play rules will stimy the wild spending sprees seen in previous transfer windows. Even so, a couple of big name signings can still be expected this summer.
Here, we analyse the players that have been linked in the press and online with a switch to Eastlands.
>> Click on More Pictures to launch our guide.
Leave your comments and suggestions below
COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? email@example.com