Transfer Rater: Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Dortmund, David Luiz to Arsenal
Things change in the blink of an eye in football. The Football Whispers Index takes the latest transfer rumours and gives them a score out of five; the higher the score, the more realistic and reliable the whisper.
Here are today's top five emerging whispers. And keep an eye on Transfer Talk for all the latest gossip.
Alejandro Grimaldo to Tottenham
Tottenham are keen on signing a new left-back to replace Danny Rose, who is potentially on his way out. According to Portuguese outlet Jornal de Noticias, they are keeping tabs on Grimaldo and could rival Serie A leaders Napoli for the player's signature. The 22-year-old, who came through Barcelona's youth academy, has struggled for consistent game time of late due to injuries, but has nonetheless impressed during his time in Portugal with Benfica.
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic to Paris Saint-Germain
Paris Saint-Germain have scouted Milinkovic-Savic on several occasions according to French outlet Paris United. The Serbian midfielder, who is also a Manchester United target, has been exceptional for Lazio this season, scoring five goals in 15 Serie A games, and would reportedly command a transfer fee of around €80 million. PSG are keen on the player as they see him as the long-term successor to experienced Italian playmaker Thiago Motta.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Borussia Dortmund
Having reportedly fallen out with Jose Mourinho, Mkhitaryan could soon leave Manchester United. According to the Independent, Dortmund, the Armenian winger's former club, are in pole position to sign him and end his Old Trafford struggles. The playmaker would not be the only player to return to the Bundesliga outfit in recent years -- others to go back to Westfalenstadion include Shinji Kagawa, Nuri Sahin and Mario Gotze.
David Luiz to Arsenal
The Daily Express have reported that Luiz could leave Chelsea, where he has fallen out of favour, for Premier League rivals Arsenal. The Brazilian centre-back is injured and his place in Antonio Conte's starting lineup seems to have been taken by Andreas Christensen. The Gunners are now planning a £30m raid for the defender, who could play at the heart of their back three, however they will have to see off competition from Manchester United and Juventus.
Alex Teixeira to Liverpool
Having previously tried to sign him in 2016, Liverpool could make another move for Teixeira after he was put up for sale by Jiangsu Suning. Italian outlet Tuttosport report that the 27-year-old Brazilian winger has been transfer listed by the Chinese side after Fabio Capello revealed he was no longer in his plans. Inter Milan could compete for the Liverpool target's signature.