Adkins arrives at Hull City following spells at Sheffield United and Reading.
Jaap Stam's side cruised past a flying Leeds United at the weekend, and further strengthened their play-off grip.
The club have historically cherished wingers at The City Ground, and these five are no different.
Could Newcastle United raid Reading, Derby County or Norwich City for their star widemen this winter?
Monk wants to enhance his options in January so what better way than to add players who can play in a number of positions?
Leeds United face McCleary's Reading in the championship on Tuesday.
If Reading are going to make a serious promotion push this season, Garath McCleary will be crucial.
Reading host Bristol City at the Madejski Stadium this weekend.
Reading manager Jaap Stam has spoken in glowing terms of his new strike partnership.
Sheffield Wednesday are finding life tougher this tome around.