While the January transfer window may be fraught with potential banana skins, it also offers the opportunity for clubs to flex their speculative muscle and dabble in a spot of bargain hunting.

Indeed, to quote both Derek Trotter and the Special Air Service, (he) who dares wins and while some would prefer to call it an act of desperation, taking a punt on something of an outsider can have the ability to boost your side’s credentials in either a late push for Europe or fight against relegation, tenfold.

Like Frank Butcher trying to flog you an ageing Ford Granada, Football FanCast are here to push you in the right direction of a couple of cracking bargains to be had in the January window.

So if you’re a betting man, click on Gary Hooper to flick through our gallery and tell us what you think

Celtic striker Gary Hooper