Top transfer rumours - Liverpool beat Man Utd and Arsenal to Hughes, Bendtner wants to join Real Madrid or Barcelona

Derby's Will Hughes looks set for Liverpool. Photo: PA

Liverpool appear to have beaten Arsenal and Man Utd to the signature of Will Hughes, while Nicklas Bendtner fancies a move to Real Madrid or Barcelona.

That's right, Arsenal misfit Nicklas Bendtner has been talking up the possibility of a move to the Bernebeu or Camp Nou once his miserable spell at the Emirates is over (Evening Standard)

Liverpool are poised to beat Man United and Arsenal to the signature of highly rated, bleach-haired rookie Will Hughes from Derby (Express)

Gus Poyet has decided the key to Premier League survival is trying to buy his 18 year-old son, Diego, from Charlton (The Journal)

Everton are keen on securing Man United's Nick Powell, currently on loan at Wigan, as part of any deal that sees Leighton Baines joining the Red Devils (Caught Offside)

And finally, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho watched Radamel Falcao score in Colombia's 2-0 friendly win over Belgium, sparking talk of a January bid for the Monaco striker (Independent)