Swansea boss Michael Laudrup simply does not know how the final few hours of the winter transfer window will pan out.
Laudrup saw striker Danny Graham very nearly snatch victory at the death in what might prove to be his final game for the club at Sunderland, one of the clubs who have been chasing his signature for several weeks.
But with tomorrow's deadline fast approaching, Laudrup, who declined to confirm whether or not Graham had asked to leave, insists he is not sure what will happen.
He said: "I really don't know. Sometimes when we are asked these questions, we have to be like politicians and avoid the answer.
"But in some part it's because we don't know what is going to happen. We have already seen some examples during this January transfer window where other clubs have had players that were quite sure to go to one club and then suddenly, they show up at a press conference with another shirt on.
"My answer to that is that when we answer -- I think I can say 'we' for a lot of managers because we don't know 100 per cent what is going to happen in transfer windows."
Graham, who was booed by sections of the Black Cats' fans when he replaced Leon Britton as a 74th-minute substitute, came closest to winning the game deep into injury time when he forced a match-saving block from defender Titus Bramble.
Up until that point, the visitors enjoyed the better of the game, and could have been ahead with nine minutes remaining when Nathan Dyer side-footed wide from Michu's lay-off.
They might also have been awarded an early penalty for John O'Shea's challenge on Itay Shechter.