Count the days, folks! The January transfer window is looming ever larger on the horizon as each minute of 2016 ticks us ever closer to the annual skirmish for players, and 2017’s instalment could be a cracker.
Typically, the mid-season marketplace is not one in which teams can get value for money. The logistics surrounding deals can often prove too difficult to work around, with selling teams demanding large fees for their key players and stars often not wanting to uproot themselves halfway through a campaign unless an offer is too good to refuse.
However, with Chinese money flooding the scene, we are expecting a few more mega deals to go ahead, with teams sure to be fearful that the lure of the Far East will be enough to sway certain players and ruin summer plans being laid into place.
With that in mind, we have our very own @RyanJayBailey in the house to look at FIVE widely reported mega moves that could happen next month…