Some have a point to prove, some have already shown English football what they are all about.
Here, fanatix picks out eight players who have been linked with Premier League returns this summer.
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The Frenchman was one of the best midfielders in the Premier League during his time with Newcastle United, but has not quite made the grade at Paris Saint-Germain.
Alan Pardew, his manager at St James’ Park, is believed to be desperate to bring Cabaye to Crystal Palace and that reunion could tempt the 29-year-old as he seeks first-team football.
A Premier League winner with both Manchester United and Manchester City during his seven years in England, the Argentine could yet represent a third North-West giant.
Speculation is claiming that Liverpool are hopeful of landing 31-year-old Tevez in a £15m deal, after learning that he is open to leaving Champions League finalists Juventus.