Transfer Rater: Kostas Manolas to Chelsea, Chris Smalling to Tottenham
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 for the summer. And keep an eye on Transfer Talk for all the latest gossip.
Eldin Jakupovic to Leicester City
According to BBC Sport, Leicester are set to raid Hull City yet again for the services of goalkeeper Jakupovic just days after parting with £17 million to bring Tigers defender Harry Maguire to the King Power. The Foxes face competition from Watford, now managed by the goalkeeper's former manager Marco Silva. The report suggests the 32-year-old could replace Ron-Robert Zieler as the understudy to Kasper Schmeichel.
Sander Berge to Arsenal
The Daily Mirror claim Berge tops the list of Arsenal's transfer targets. The 19-year-old defensive midfielder has been on the club's radar for the past 12 months. They hope to pip Monaco, Everton and Sevilla to his signature and will have to part with £18m to do so.
Kostas Manolas to Chelsea
After missing out on Southampton's Virgil van Dijk, Chelsea have turned their attentions towards Roma centre-back Manolas. According to Greek broadcaster Sport FM 94.6, Manolas tops Antonio Conte's list of targets alongside Juventus' Leonardo Bonucci and Napoli's Kalidou Koulibaly. However, with Roma needing to sell to balance their books, Manolas is seen as the more attainable target.
Kevin Wimmer to Southampton
Southampton are keen on Tottenham centre-back Wimmer. The Austrian defender is nothing more than a squad player under Mauricio Pochettino at White Hart Lane and wants to move in search of first team football. The Mirror believe the south coast club view the ex-FC Koln man as the long-term replacement former captain Jose Fonte. However, they aren't prepared to part with the £20m Spurs want for the player.
Chris Smalling to Tottenham
According to reports in The Sun, the arrival of Victor Lindelof at Old Trafford could mean the end of Smalling's career at Manchester United. The centre-back is a transfer target for Spurs as Pochettino looks to bring in defensive reinforcements to cover for Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen. With Maguire joining Leicester, it's now between the United man and Swansea City's Alfie Mawson.