Joao Mario arrived at West Ham to much fanfare, but his performances had left rather a lot to be desired in his first couple of months in East London. That could be set to change thoguh, after the playmaker scored his first West Ham goal in the clash with Southampton on Saturday.
With professional sport a notoriously competitive environment, clubs have even started competing in the way they unveil their new signings. We pick out seven novel of the most novel ways clubs made announcements during the January transfer window.
Reports in Italy claims that Manchester United are considering a move for Portugal international Joao Mario in January and are prepared to let playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan leave the club in order to make a deal happen.
According to reports in France, Paris Saint-Germain have made Philippe Coutinho their priority target for next summer and recently met with the summer-long Barcelona target's agent to discuss a possible move.
As the club aim to return to the Champions League, Luciano Spalletti has made it clear that revolution, rather than evolution is needed at Inter. As such, he has wasted no time in putting nine players up for sale.