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Friday 31 January 2014
Main goal: The title
What they need to secure it: Most would say a striker, Jose Mourinho has insisted the club’s January business is finished with Nemanja Matic and Mohamed Salah.
How badly do they need to buy: 5/10
What have they actually done?
Ins: Nemanja Matic (Benfica, £20.75million), Mohamed Salah (Basle, undisclosed), Bertrand Traore (Association Jeunes Espoirs De Bobo-Dioulasso, free transfer), Kurt Zouma (St Etienne, undisclosed)
Outs: Juan Mata (Manchester United, £37.1million), Michael Essien (AC Milan, undisclosed), Bertrand Traore (Vitesse Arnhem, loan), Kenneth Omeruo (Middlesbrough, loan), Nathaniel Chalobah (Middlesbrough, loan), Patrick Bamford (Derby, loan), Kevin de Bruyne (Wolfsburg, £17million), Josh McEachran (Wigan, loan), Ryan Bertrand (Aston Villa, loan), Sam Walker (Colchester, free transfer), Gael Kakuta (Lazio, loan), Kurt Zouma (Saint Etienne, loan)
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