Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea, Tottenham and Newcastle made today’s transfer headlines

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THE opening of the January transfer window is drawing ever nearer, with Premier League clubs getting ready to do business.

Most of the league’s big guns have been linked with moves, both for next month and next summer, and today has seen a number of transfer rumours hit the headlines.

Among the clubs to feature today have been Arsenal, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea, with speculation sure to increase even more over the coming weeks.

Southampton assistant manager Erwin Koeman has revealed PSV winger Memphis Depay declined the chance to speak with the club in the summer. (talkSPORT)

Everton are set to open talks with midfielder James McCarthy over a new contract. (ESPN)

West Ham United’s Diafra Sakho, West Bromwich Albion’s Saido Berahino, Porto’s Jackson Martinez and Cologne’s Timo Horn are all wanted by Liverpool. (Daily Star)

Harry Redknapp says signing a striker will be Queens Park Rangers’ priority in January. (

Southampton want Arsenal forward Joel Campbell on loan in January. (talkSPORT)

Sunderland remain keen on a January deal for Liverpool forward Fabio Borini. (Daily Mirror)

Tottenham are set to rival Arsenal for the signing of Palermo Paulo Dybala, who has been described by some as the next Sergio Aguero. (talkSPORT)

Spurs want to sign Southampton duo Morgan Schneiderlin and Jay Rodriguez, as well as Napoli’s Raul Albiol, in January. (Daily Mirror)

Chelsea are preparing a big-money bid for Brazilian starlet Anderson Talisca in an attempt to beat the likes of Arsenal, Liverpool and Man United to his signature. (Daily Star)

Christian Eriksen has turned down a contract extension at Tottenham, with Paris Saint-Germain interested in the playmaker. (Daily Express)

Spurs are set to bid for van Dijk, but Arsenal, Newcastle United, Manchester City, Southampton and Swansea City also want the defender. (Daily Express)

Chelsea goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer is wanted by Newcastle on an emergency loan. (The Sun)

Arsenal are set to beat Manchester United to the signing of 14-year-old Exeter City player Ethan Ampadu. (Daily Star)

Queens Park Rangers are targeting January loan moves for a number of MLS stars, including LA Galaxy striker Robbie Keane. (Setanta)