New signings don't always settle as quickly as fans - or managers - want. Here we take a look at those players who have taken a while to find their feet before going on to have their name sung from the terraces for all the right reasons.
Patience is a rare commodity in modern football yet we've trawled through the archives to find Nottingham Forest players who have overcome slow starts to prove the doubters wrong over the past 20 years. Missed someone? Email firstname.lastname@example.org to stake your claim.