With Newcastle starting brightly, a little bit of an investment in January could go a long way toward pushing the club to a Europa Cup spot.
A large chunk of the "Andy Carroll money" should be available to Alan Pardew. Fans won't be expecting trophy signings though; the club have made it clear that those days are over.
This list contains players that fit within the club's transfer policy: young, talented and affordable.
While signing the likes of Drogba or Tevez would excite fans, the Newcastle faithful take just as much pleasure in seeing players like Cheik Tiote and Yohan Cabaye come in and display talent, hunger and passion.
So, here are 10 dream, yet realistic(ish) buys.