Transfer deadline day: Who needs to sign who - a guide to all the Premier League deals

A look at the deals that could go through before the 11pm deadline

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The final day of January transfer window is upon us, and despite the last month proving to be a rather quiet time for any big moves, a flurry of deadline day activity could yet change that.

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Here, The Independent analyses each Premier League team and looks at who they could look to sign before tonight's 11pm deadline.

Arsenal

A prolific striker and a solid central defensive-midfielder.

Targets: Moussa Sissoko (Newcastle).

Aston Villa

Manager Paul Lambert could desperately do with a proven goalscorer.

Target: Demba Ba (Besiktas).

 

Burnley

To sign a midfielder, and to keep top scorer Danny Ings.

Target: Graham Dorrans (WBA).

Chelsea 

Despite the squad seemingly covered in all areas, a central midfielder would increase Jose Mourinho’s options. With Andre Schurrle set to join Wolfsburg, the Blues are hoping to complete a move for Juan Cuadrado.

Target: Juan Cuadrado (Fiorentina) Paul Pogba (Juventus)

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A creative midfielder/winger – having already added two strikers.

Target: Wilfried Zaha, permanently (Man Utd).

Everton 

An experienced centre-back to plug a leaky defence.

Target: Rolando (Porto).

Hull City

A striker and midfielder.

Targets: Dame N’Doye (L Moscow) and Aaron Lennon (Spurs).

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Aaron Lennon is on the verge of joining Hull

Leicester City 

The Foxes needed to turn intentions to defence after signing striker Andrej Kramaric, and secured Robert Huth on a loan until the end of the season this morning.

Target: No-one.

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Robert Huth is unveiled as a Leicester player

Liverpool 

A striker – the Reds forwards have struggled.

Target: Danny Ings (Burnley)

Manchester City

A centre-back and a world-class central midfielder are needed.

Target: Paul Pogba (Juventus).

Manchester United 

A commanding centre-back. 

Targets: Mats Hummels (Borussia Dortmund); Radja Nainggolan (Roma).

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Manchester United could make a late move for Mats Hummels

Newcastle United 

A centre-back and striker would ease strain on caretaker manager John Carver.

Target: Jorge Mere (Sporting Gjon).

Queens Park Rangers 

A holding midfielder and striker.

Target: Mark Noble (West Ham), Emmanuel Adebayor (Spurs).

Southampton 

Cover for two of their standout players, Morgan Schneiderlin and Victor Wanyama.

Target: Filip Djuric (Benfica).

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Serbian Filip Djuricic is in talks to join Southampton

Stoke City

A forward – losing Bojan Krkic to injury may force Mark Hughes into action.

Target: Lee Chung-yong (Bolton).

Sunderland 

A defender – the Black Cats’ backline is a major cause for concern for Gus Poyet.

Target: Emmanuel Eboué (Galatasaray).

Swansea City 

A striker after the loss of the prolific Wilfried Bony.

Target: Franck Tabanou (St Etienne).

Tottenham

A creative midfielder  or a proven goal poacher.

Target: Kevin Mirallas (Everton).

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Kevin Mirallas has been linked with a move away from Everton

West Bromwich 

A playmaker – going forward remains a problem for the west Midlanders.

Target: Matt Phillips (QPR).

West Ham

Cover in midfield and defence in case any injuries derail their fine season.

Targets: A replacement for Darren Fletcher after move fell through. Hugo Driscoll and Ferdinand Hunter

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