The January transfer window, as history shows us, is a difficult period in the footballing calendar to get right. The pivotal nature of keeping hold of a star player, letting go of one at the right time, leaving yourselves enough time to get a suitable replacement in and picking up the odd bargain can often transform an entire Premier League campaign.
Given that Everton and Tottenham both displayed last term how key the window is if you do it right or wrong, it can often supply that much-needed shot in the arm and grant the troops renewed purpose for the second half of the season. However, with so many clubs scouting the same players, beating the competition to someone of real worth can often prove difficult, so just who are the players that have been overlooked that could have something to offer a club in the top flight? Let’s take a look at some of the continent and domestic games unheralded gems.