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.
Here, The Independent analyses each Premier League team and looks at who they could look to sign before tonight's 11pm deadline.
A prolific striker and a solid central defensive-midfielder.
Targets: Moussa Sissoko (Newcastle).
Manager Paul Lambert could desperately do with a proven goalscorer.
Target: Demba Ba (Besiktas).
Transfer talk: 1 February
Transfer talk: 1 February
1/5 Mats Hummels
Linked with: Manchester United
2/5 Yohan Cabaye
Linked with: Tottenham
3/5 Nicolas Otamendi
Linked with: Arsenal, Manchester United
4/5 Jose Luis Gaya
Linked with: Arsenal
5/5 Darren Fletcher
Linked with: West Brom
To sign a midfielder, and to keep top scorer Danny Ings.
Target: Graham Dorrans (WBA).
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)
A creative midfielder/winger – having already added two strikers.
Target: Wilfried Zaha, permanently (Man Utd).
An experienced centre-back to plug a leaky defence.
Target: Rolando (Porto).
A striker and midfielder.
Targets: Dame N’Doye (L Moscow) and Aaron Lennon (Spurs).
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.
A striker – the Reds forwards have struggled.
Target: Danny Ings (Burnley)
A centre-back and a world-class central midfielder are needed.
Target: Paul Pogba (Juventus).
A commanding centre-back.
Targets: Mats Hummels (Borussia Dortmund); Radja Nainggolan (Roma).
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).
Cover for two of their standout players, Morgan Schneiderlin and Victor Wanyama.
Target: Filip Djuric (Benfica).
A forward – losing Bojan Krkic to injury may force Mark Hughes into action.
Target: Lee Chung-yong (Bolton).
A defender – the Black Cats’ backline is a major cause for concern for Gus Poyet.
Target: Emmanuel Eboué (Galatasaray).
A striker after the loss of the prolific Wilfried Bony.
Target: Franck Tabanou (St Etienne).
A creative midfielder or a proven goal poacher.
Target: Kevin Mirallas (Everton).
A playmaker – going forward remains a problem for the west Midlanders.
Target: Matt Phillips (QPR).
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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