Nottingham Forest's most important signing this January may be getting Robert Tesche to commit to a longer-term contract.
The German has just six months remaining on his current deal at the City Ground, but his displays in the heart of the team's midfield have proven his worth to the side.
A tireless worker, Tesche performs an important role for Stuart Pearce's side and Forest will be keen to secure his future at the soonest possible opportunity.
Tesche signed for Forest from Hamburg on a free transfer this summer and he has been one of the best bits of business the club did.
Now a mainstay in their first team, his own excellent form has rather contrasted to the club's and his importance was highlighted during their win against Derby County this weekend.
The 27-year-old's exuberance allowed Forest to win the midfield battle and claim a huge victory against their rivals - only further endearing himself to the Reds' fan-base.
With Forest still under a transfer embargo, they are limited as to how much business they can do and getting Tesche to extend his stay is likely to be more important than any addition they can make.