The first month of the New Year is done and dusted and for football fans, it denotes the end of a transfer window that could have helped their team strengthen their squad. This January window has been one of the busiest in recent times with some of the top clubs in Europe, actively pursuing top transfer targets right until the deadline day.
The likes of Real Madrid, Barcelona and Bayern Munich were relatively quite while English giants Manchester United and Chelsea were one of the busiest teams in the transfer window.
There were some other mouthwatering deals that went through during the month making this one of the most productive months in terms of transfers.
With the window now closed in top European leagues, it is a time to look at back at how the month went. Here are the top 10 transfers of the winter transfer window this year: