Liverpool beat Arsenal and Man Utd in chase for Derby star

Reports claim that the Reds will sign the 18-year-old in a £12million deal during the January transfer window.

Hughes has impressed in central midfield for Derby and has been strongly linked with the likes of Arsenal and Manchester United.

Liverpoolhave agreed to meet Derby’s £12million askin price and the move will come as a huge blow to Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger and United manager David Moyes.