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January Transfer Scenario: VfL Wolfsburg's Patrick Helmes to...Anywhere?!
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This time of year always brings with it a wave of hysteria, as the world’s top clubs battle to outspend their rivals and enrich their squads with the hottest properties who have emerged or confirmed their abilities in the first half of the season.

That’s why outsiders could be forgiven for believing Marco Reus, (currently) of Borussia Mönchengladbach, is the only forward plying his trade in the German Bundesliga at the moment.

But, each January also means a chance for a team’s forgotten man to plan his escape and kick-start his career.

Having been left out in the cold by boss Felix Magath this season, one such man looking for a way out is Patrick Helmes of VfL Wolfsburg. Read on to see what he has to offer, why he’s not showing it and where he might end up.

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