The Championship is getting stronger and stronger year upon year, with currently just 15 points between the play-offs and the relegation zone. Any club has the possibility of promotion should they hit form at the right time, with many clubs surprising pundits with their excellent starts to the season.
With the quality improving, there are loads of players who are capable of playing at top level, who are the driving force behind their team’s successes this season.
This list is a collection of the 15 players that the Premier League should look to pinch from the English second-tier in January. Some are old heads with Premier League experience, ready to return to the big time, others are youngsters who are holding down first-team places and are undeniably destined for better things in the top flight, and a few are players reaching their peak years and playing in good form that should be taken advantage of by clubs looking to improve their squads in January.