Everton boss David Moyes has claimed that he will wait until the final day of the January transfer window to make any signings.
The Toffees have been able to hold on to their key players this month and are set to add at least one more player to their ranks on Thursday, just before the deadline closes.
Moyes has a history of making late window deals and has had success with the likes of Nikica Jelavic and Steven Pienaar on deadline days.
The long serving Goodison Park boss is hopeful that with one or two additions his squad can break into the top four this season ahead of the likes of Arsenal and bitter rivals Liverpool.
It is well documented that Moyes has to work on a tough budget at Everton and the relationship between him and the chairman in key to enable the funds are spent wisely and only if necessary.
“We’ve tended to be Christmas Eve shoppers, so hold on to your hat,” Moyes told the Daily Post.
“Myself and the chairman have said there was a little bit of money we could do some business with.
“That hasn’t changed so it makes it harder to get the level of player you might be looking for.”