10 of the best January transfers you've probably forgotten about

Arsenal target Dominic Solanke ofb during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Luton Town at Vitality Stadium on December 16, 2023 in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Robin Jones - AFC Bournemouth/AFC Bournemouth via Getty Images)
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'Act in haste, repent at leisure' tends to be the way with the January transfer window. Under pressure to push deals through in a seller’s market, plenty of expensive mistakes are made at this time of year.

We’re all familiar with the difficulties faced by Andy Carroll and Fernando Torres among others, but what about those oft-forgotten signings and surprise hits who bucked the trend?

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Sean Cole

Sean Cole is a freelance journalist. He has written for FourFourTwo, BBC Sport and When Saturday Comes among others. A Birmingham City supporter and staunch Nikola Zigic advocate, he once scored a hat-trick at St. Andrew’s (in a half-time game). He also has far too many football shirts and spends far too much time reading the Wikipedia pages of obscure players.

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