It has almost been the perfect start to Tito Vilanova's reign as Barcelona's head coach. Undefeated in La Liga with a three-point lead over Atletico and a comfortable eight points over bitter rivals Madrid, things couldn't have gone much better.
Add in the early Champions League qualification as comfortable winners of Group G and you have one of the smoothest transitions possible after the shocking departure of Pep Guardiola.
But that doesn't mean that improvements will not be made—especially with the injury fragility some of the older players are showing.
It's great to see the likes of Carlos Puyol in the squad, but Vilanova may well be looking for some longer-term replacements that aren't available at Barcelona B level.
Here are four moves they could pull off in January.