Nottingham Forest have endured a tough start to their Championship campaign and they are currently lingering in mid-table, neither pushing for promotion or threatened by relegation.
But for three wins in a row at the back end of November, Forest could well be in the bottom three, but the trio of victories propelled them towards the safety of mid-table.
Philippe Montanier has adopted a three at the back formation at The City Ground and it has paid dividends for Forest in recent weeks.
The addition of Thomas Lam in midfield has shored up the Forest midfield and back line.
There has been speculation around the future of Montanier with a takeover expected to be completed imminently but you would hope the new owners will give Monatnier some money to play with for new additions in January.
Forest have been linked with League Two hotshot Omar Bogle recently, but what would their team look like with him in it?
Here, I will look at Forest’s potential 2017 line up…