However, our assistant boss revealed that the market was 'flat' at the moment as clubs bide their time and go about their business quietly.
"Everyone is busy," said John. "We're all out there and the chairman is doing a great job behind the scenes.
"There are a lot of things going on that people don't know about - you don't go out and tell people because that's when it can backfire on you. That can hurt you.
"It's quite flat at the moment and when one team makes a move it seems to escalate.
"At the minute, everyone is very careful. Money is tight, so that's understandable. Everyone is watchful.
"We need to bring players in but the timing has to be right. We hope things are done before the start of the season."
John Gorman has assured fans that the management team are working tirelessly behind the scenes to bring new players to the club.