Get your atlas out, it's been a day to look outside the UK as well as inside it.
Sunderland have been linked with a £150million takeover from a Chinese party but, it would seem that it has not gone any further than the sounding out stage.
Read Sunderland writer Richard Mennear's take of the situation here.
Closer to home, the Black Cats have been linked again with FC Copenhagen and Paraguay striker, Federico Santander.
But judging by the price tag being bandied about, purchasing Santander the bank may be a cheaper proposition.
Nearer to our shores, Sunderland in fact, boss David Moyes discusses the big task on his hands at the Stadium of Light.
Of course, he's been there before during his transformation of Everton.