January saw a flurry of player movement between A-League clubs.
As the teams prepare for round 18 to kick-off, here are five thoughts on the winners and losers of the transfer window:
1. Jets and City lighten the load
The two clubs, who saw last-minute action during the transfer window, will face-off in the final match of the round on Sunday. Newcastle Jets released David Carney to join Sydney FC, hours before the window closed, as Melbourne City did the same for midfielder Erik Paartalu.