Liverpool's pursuit of Yevhen Konoplyanka ended in disaster as the Dnipro winger stayed in Ukraine, but who should they have actually signed in January?
William Carvalho has attracted admiring glances from across the continent and has been dubbed in some quarters as the next Patrick Vieira
Here are the sides for the clash between Manchester City and Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium, kick-off at 20:00 GMT.
Arsenal and Tottenham stars are often compared but their two differing styles were illustrated at the weekend.
Jose Mourinho believes Manchester City have largely dodged the condemnation Chelsea received for spending big.
Kenny Dalglish was quizzed about Liverpool's season and their prolific strike partnership.
There are no guarantees over Arsenal star's return, according to Wenger, with the possibility he will not be ready for Tottenham Hotspur or Chelsea clash.
Juan Mata has been writing about his first eight days as a Manchester United player.
Gylfi Sigurdsson has written off any hopes of being crowned Premier League champions and believes Manchester City are the team to beat.
Peyton Manning seems destined to be remembered as an outrageously talented quarterback who couldn't win enough when it counted.