It's fair to suggest that Yakubu made an impression at each of the six English clubs he's played for to date – and now League One strugglers Coventry are hoping the 34-year-old might be the answer to their prayers.
Permanent deals might not be so hot in January, but short-term ones could be – especially after the Football League scrapped the ‘emergency loan’ window last summer. But how did it all start, and what brought the most controversy?
Jack Rodwell started 39 Premier League matches - 37 for Sunderland - without tasting victory until the Black Cats' 4-0 win at Crystal Palace. Tom Carter and Tom Phillips hunted down a clutch of other oddities...
With a new contract at Stoke under his belt and two goals in his last two Premier League games, Peter Crouch is close to hitting the ton on 98 top-flight strikes. But can you remember the 25 others who've already achieved the feat?