Now that it is January we can bid a temporary farewell to the days where the newspapers are filled with post-match reaction and vanilla quotes from managers, while welcoming more frequent transfer tittle tattle.
This transfer window is shaping up to be one of the most absorbing in recent years given the want of the most prominent Premier League clubs for a number of vital reinforcements.
Arsenal and Chelsea both need strikers given injury and profligacy, while Manchester United continue to scour the market to find the creative midfielder they failed to sign during the summer transfer period.
But who will they move for? Here's what we find in the papers today...