Wouldn't it be nice if our clubs used the January transfer window to do the business that they needed and then shut the doors until the summer?
Alas things very rarely follow that path, particularly when the big teams are involved, and a lot of the time it pans out that fans are left to rue their team's business in the months that follow.
Though a simple task in theory, it would appear that managers with money can't help but spend it and clubs that can make money can't help but want it.
With this in mind we've selected five of the biggest teams in the Premier League and sorted through the things they need to do this window.
In an ideal world it would be one in, one out where needed. It would be dull, but it would probably be far more effective.
Click on to see the top 10 most ideal transfers for this window...