The roll call is glittering.
Alan Pardew suspects that some of his Newcastle United players loom large on the summer shopping lists of Europe's leading managers but believes Champions League qualification could keep them on Tyneside.
Sir Alex Ferguson fears the noisy neighbours may be about to turn up the volume.
Joined City in January 2010 and the former England international is Mancini's most trusted lieutenant.
Roy Hodgson will find himself in an unusual situation this week.
Frank Warren has warned the British Boxing Board of Control he will take legal action if they do not withdraw a threat to revoke his licence for promoting the fight between Dereck Chisora and David Haye at Upton Park on 14 July.
Any more of this and Rickie Fowler might have to change his name by deed poll to The Future of American Golf.