January is expected to be a key period of the Serie A season, with several clubs needing an injection of new talent ahead of a crucial run-in to the 2013-14 campaign. Juventus will be looking to stamp further superiority on the title race, while additions are wanted at Inter in a bid to reach the Champions League and AC Milan is searching for reinforcements to help put the club back on track.
With Andrea Pirlo's contract situation a hot topic in Turin, the attention will be turned to adding a younger midfielder before the club board eventually looks to resolve the 34-year-old's future in February. Radja Nainggolan's name has been constantly linked with the team, but Inter and Milan are also blazing a trail towards the Cagliari midfielder.
There are other names that will be heard a lot during the January window, with Nainggolan's teammate Michael Agazzi chief among them. Below, we look at the main targets for the top clubs, plus the transfer plans of the best of the rest.