Since it's introduction in the 2002/03 season, the January transfer window has provided us with hope and drama. 

Teams work hard to bring in reinforcements in a bid to strengthen their title challenge or their fight for survival. 

But how many times do these buys, made in haste during a 31-day express window, work?

To find out we take a look at five hits and five misses in the history of the Premier League.

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Fernando Torres
Michael Dawson
Andrew Carroll
Branislav Ivanovic
Emmanuel Adebayor
Nemanja Vidic
Luis Suarez