The 9 Best Ever Premier League January Transfer Window Signings

The transfer window has become a major event in English football (image: fanthem.com)

The transfer window has become a major event in English football (image: fanthem.com)

It’s that time of year again, as the transfer window swings open and clubs clamour to find value and unearth that one signing who might just turn their season around. The January window is often seen as nothing short of silly season and good value is often hard to find, but hidden gems are out there for those managers who look hard enough.

That very fact has been proven a number of times in the past with Premier League clubs occasionally working January transfer magic in the 13 years since the inception of the winter window in the 2002-03 season. The following nine transfers stand out as the best examples of such financial conjuring and spurred the clubs in question onto success in a number of varied ways.