While this may limit any official transfer business, it won't prevent the normal flux of speculation surrounding the club.
Halfway through January, Aiden McGeady is the Toffees' lone signing thus far. However, it still seems likely that more will join him by January 31, with one or two others departing.
Once again, here is your weekly dose of transfer rumours and stories surrounding Everton. Be sure to check back later in the week for any further developments.
For those keeping track of all Toffees-related links over the winter, last week's transfer gossip can be found here.
—LAST UPDATED FRIDAY, JAN. 17—