Teenager interests Chelsea and Liverpool while Arsenal line up midfielder

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A GERMAN teenager is reportedly on the radar of Premier League giants Chelsea and Liverpool.

That is just one of the stories to have made today’s transfer headlines, with speculation continuing despite the closure of the window.

Manchester United, Southampton and Ipswich Town are among the other clubs to feature prominently.

Chelsea and Liverpool both want to sign Bayer Leverkusen’s German midfielder Julian Brandt, 18. (Daily Mirror)

Arsenal want to sign a defender on a free transfer, with former Everton and Norwich City man Joseph Yobo, and ex-West Bromwich Albion stopper Diego Lugano under consideration. (Daily Mail)

Juventus have gone cold on the idea of signing Man United midfielder Juan Mata, and will instead battle with Arsenal and Liverpool to sign Barcelona’s Pedro. (Daily Express)

Arsenal want to re-sign midfielder Lassana Diarra on a free transfer. (Daily Express)

Ipswich are set to sign Jack Collison, who has been a free agent since leaving West Ham United at the end of last season. (The Sun)

Barnsley want to capture Fulham striker Marcelo Trotta on loan. (Daily Star)

Southampton striker Emmanuel Mayuka is ready to join Wolverhampton Wanderers on a loan deal. (talkSPORT)

Meanwhile, it is relatively quiet on the transfer front at Newcastle United and Sunderland, who are both preparing for important Premier League fixtures on Saturday.