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The January transfer window is widely regarded as the least opportune time to buy for a club, and the most opportune time to sell.
As clubs scramble to repair injured lineups and fill holes and weaknesses that are pinpointed in the first half of the season, prices drastically inflate and poor decisions are often made.
There is a lot going on within an organization as a club battles to remain dangerous in the league by playing matches while simultaneously making bids and fending off suitors for their talent.
A break in the playing side of that frenzy would at least calm things down enough to make the January transfer window a bit less of a train wreck.
Managers could focus, for some time at least, exclusively on locating potential talent and drafting bids, and players making a possible move could consider their terms in peace without a match to worry about the next day. The overall process would go significantly smoother, with much better results for the clubs who buy and sell in January.