With the winter transfer window rolling around there were always going to be a number of rumours surfacing this month.
Some have little credibility whilst others can be considered to have genuine potential.
As usual there's also the speculative gossip that throws into the equation the possibility of transfer deals happening that would rock the football to it's very core.
Attractive from the neutral perspective, entirely unwanted by the club of the player involved and extremely rosy from the view of the outfits that stand to benefit; we give you the ten most shocking deals that could happen this January.
Click on to see who makes our list...