The final 24 hours of the January transfer window are once again upon us, bringing the usual deluge of rumours, gossip and imprecise links.
Everton have been unsuccessful in their business so far this month and will be looking to be active over the final few hours of the window.
This time last year Nikica Jelavic and Steven Pienaar were ushered through the door late on, a scenario David Moyes will be hoping to repeat 12 months on.
Both those signings have been integral to the Toffees' impressive form that sees them tantalisingly close to the Champions League places, a far cry from a year ago.
Having been dormant for several transfer windows, the transactions of 2012 fully depict just how much of a positive effect the right buy can have.
Here's a look at five players the Toffees may be considering to help in their quest for Champions League football.