In football from time to time you are forced into actions that in hindsight could prove highly regrettable as well as costly.
When first choice targets go astray and Premier League chairman go on holiday, transfer business can often be left till the dying moments. And in the heat of the moment, it seems that anything is possible within this league.
So to celebrate QPR dedicating the entirety of the last transfer window to the art of panic buying, we’ve accumulated 15 of our favourite scattergun deals. From deals so short sighted that players had to be paid to leave, strikers signed on a two year goal drought to switches so absurd, they make no sense at all, sit back and enjoy the ride.