Southampton will be looking to add to their squad in this January transfer window may be forced to prioritise the loan and free transfer markets.
The Coronavirus pandemic has put a financial strain on many clubs and is likely to limit the amount of spending in this winter window halfway through the 2020/21 season.
Saints will be trying to do all they can to add some fresh faces to their squad to help maintain their push towards the top of the Premier League, although they will also be sure not to block the pathway of any young player coming through.
There have been many reports linking Saints with moves for players all around Europe so far but there are a number of intriguing forwards with expiring contracts that the club could look at.
Here are four who could prove to be good fits if Saints manage to get ahead of others to sign them (all contract information via transfermarkt.com):