The January transfer window has come and gone, and unlike its more glamorous summer brother, provided no sensational blockbuster moves. Since we’re waist-deep in the season, it’s understandable that only teams facing the long descent back into the mire of the Championship want to gamble by making radical changes to their squads.
Sadly, we weren’t treated to any last-minute ‘shockers’ like August’s Ashley Cole – William Gallas swap. While teams chasing silverware might benefit by adding a cog here or a widget there, this year’s window may just be as noteworthy for the transfers that didn’t happen then the ones that did. A look at January’s most notable business: