Christian Eriksen returned to the Premier League to join Brentford on a short-term deal and Philippe Coutinho was reunited with his old Liverpool team-mate Steven Gerrard at Aston Villa.
Elsewhere, Newcastle signed one of Ligue 1’s rising stars in Bruno Guimaraes and Liverpool gazumped Tottenham to bring in Luis Diaz from Porto.
Arsenal didn’t add to their senior squad but did allow Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang to join Barcelona.
We asked four of our writers to give their thoughts on the January transfer window and what impact it might have on the Premier League season…
Wolves’ decision to exercise the option to sign Hwang Hee-chan on a permanent basis from RB Leipzig, a deal that will kick in over the summer, feels like smart business. There is intrigue to Coutinho working in tandem with Gerrard again.