11pm transfer deadline day news: Arsenal fail in bid for wonderkid Sessegnon, Imbula joins Stoke, Liverpool will return for Teixeira

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The Mirror report that Arsenal failed in a late bid for England youth wonderkid Ryan Sessegnon. The 16-year-old is considered as good a prospect as Gareth Bale and Fulham reject any notion of selling the player.

DONE DEAL: Stoke City have finalised a deal for Porto midfielder Gianelli Imbula. In the biggest deal of deadline day The Potters smashed their transfer record with an £18.3 million deal for the French under-21 international.

Chelsea and Liverpool will return for Alex Teixeira in the summer, reports the Daily Mail. The Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder is keen on a Premier League move but is sticking in Ukraine for now - after his £53 million asking price was scoffed at.

DONE DEAL: Leicester City summer signing Yohan Benalouane has joined ACF Fiorentina on loan until the end of the season.

The Daily Mail are reporting that Marco van Ginkel's move to Holland should go through. The Chelsea midfielder's loan deal at Stoke City is set to be cancelled to facilitate a move to PSV Eindhoven.

DONE DEAL: Swansea City have signed Dutch international Leroy Fer on loan from QPR until the end of the season. He will replace Newcastle United signing Jonjo Shelvey.

Saido Berahino is going nowhere. He was linked with Tottenham, Stoke and Newcastle United today but has sent this tweet:

Crystal Palace goalkeeper Alex McCarthy will not head to Fulham, report The Sun. The stopper would have moved if Rob Green could have switched to Selhurst Park. However the deal is not happening and Green will stay, but not play, for QPR.

DONE DEAL: Jordi Gomez has joined Blackburn Rovers. The Sunderland midfielder joins the club on loan until the end of the season.

DONE DEAL: MK Dons have confirmed the signatures of Alex Revell and Jay Emmanuel-Thomas. Revell is a permanent signing from Cardiff City whilst JET arrives on loan from QPR.

DONE DEAL: Middlesbrough have signed Belgian talent Julien De Sart from Standard Liege.

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