Yes. It matters little who Russell Slade will manage to bring in.
He cannot change the constituent basis of the side, which is essentially average at best.
It needs a fundamental reshape rather than piecemeal offerings that the January window allows.
We have seen a gradual and insipid dilution of the playing personnel over recent seasons, such as we've been deluded into thinking that 'we are not far off' or 'a couple of players will see us challenging ' or other such illogical thinking has served to skew our sanity.