To often clubs at the lower end of the table come the New Year adopt one of two fatally flawed approaches to their troubles. Some make the mistake of hedging their bets on a miracle signing, either an untested prodigy or a star from abroad with no experience of the Premiership, in the hope that they can adapt to the pressures and the style of English football quickly enough to make a real difference to their new team. Other sides have made the equally crucial mistake of deciding not to recruit, either because they feel the financial risk of being relegated with a number of high earners on the books is too great or that their existing squad is good enough to steer them to safety.
FANPOST: Now Is The Time To Invest
Today's fanpost comes from James Gutteridge, who believes that the club should embrace the upcoming transfer window as an opportunity to regain some positivity.