ASTON VILLA are keen to sign Chelsea full-back Ryan Bertrand on a permanent deal after the 24-year-old joined the club on loan earlier this month.

ARSENAL and Spurs are leading the race for Dinamo Zagreb’s teenager Alen Halilovic but the midfielder looks set to remain in Croatia for the time being.

Borussia Dortmund are keen to complete the signing of TOTTENHAM midfielder Lewis Holtby. The German is unsettled at Spurs despite only moving from Schalke 12 months ago.

BLACKPOOL could swoop for former England striker Bobby Zamora after his current club Queens Park Rangers confirmed they would be prepared to sanction a move for the 33-year-old.

ARSENAL are hoping to complete a £25m move for Schalke midfielder Julian Draxler and are determined to complete a deal before Friday’s window.

LIVERPOOL are ready to enter the race for Blackpool winger Tom Ince with the 21-year-old available on loan until the rest of the season. Ince would prefer a move to Liverpool despite already having held talks with Swansea, Cardiff and Stoke.

CHELSEA look set to win the race to sign Southampton’s teenage defender Luke Shaw despite Manchester United entering the race for the full-back. The 18-year-old is likely to remain at the Saints until the summer.

STOKE CITY are ready to offer Sunderland £10m for Lee Cattermole and Steven Fletcher but Black Cats boss Gus Poyet is determined not to let the pair leave the Stadium of Light.

JUVENTUS are close to securing a deal for SOUTHAMPTON striker Dani Osvaldo who is currently suspended. The Italian club will complete an £8m move before deadline day.

MANCHESTER UNITED are moving for Porto defender Nicolas Otamendi after the 25-year-old saw a move to Valencia collapse.