The January transfer window is a period when there are a number of teams looking to strengthen their respective squads in order to ensure a strong second half of the season. It is likely that all the teams will be looking at prospective players to sign when the window opens.
There is expected to be some transfer activity in the window just like the previous year in which Fernando Torres and Andy Carroll were signed for very high transfer fees.
There are already plenty of reports in the media as to which clubs are targeting or scouting which players and there are a number of rumors even though there is still another 15 days for the window to open. Though some of the information may be valid, there are others which could be considered as silly. Here are 15 silly rumors concerning the January transfer window.