As I write this, the calendar has just barely edged into October and the temperature outside is forecast to sail up toward (maybe even past) 80 degrees Fahrenheit here.
Naturally, then, this piece is about which players Manchester City might reach for in the upcoming January transfer window, by which time it will be getting dark too early and staying cold too long.
So why are we looking so far ahead? Because at Bleacher Report, we give the people what they want. And my archives tell me you are quite fond of looking into the trusty crystal ball to see who the Sky Blues might be thinking of bringing in.
Personally, I have more fun with the assignments that ask me who ought to be sold off. I could give you 500 words on Javi Garcia's need to leave Manchester in the blink of an eye.
For now, though, let's just stay true to the headline.