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.
Robert Lewandowski to Real Madrid
The Bayern Munich striker has long been a Real Madrid transfer target. According to Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo, the reigning European champions...
A look back at an eventful weekend in the FA Cup and Premier League, with drama on and off the pitch.
Goal of the weekend
It almost feels churlish to nominate the only goal that Mohamed Salah didn't score for Liverpool on Saturday, but at least he had a big hand in it. His low cross, flicked home between his legs by Roberto Firmino, was the sight of a formidable attack operating in glorious synchronicity.
Player of the weekend
It's a weakness of the discussion around football that even...
Liverpool destroyed a desultory, uninterested Watford 5-0 and strengthened their bid for a top four spot in the Premier League.
The Reds can often allow negative opposition to flummox them, especially at home, but there was little danger of that happening Saturday. They wanted more goals and goal difference may ultimately be crucial in the race for second.
For too long a period between the first and second goals, Liverpool switched off. The opposition may not have been able...
LIVERPOOL -- Three thoughts from Anfield on Liverpool's 5-0 win over Watford in the Premier League.
1. Liverpool bounce back in style
Responding positively to defeats is part of Liverpool's DNA under Jurgen Klopp. Mohamed Salah's sensational performance against Watford on Saturday ensured that Liverpool maintained their record of having never lost consecutive games in the league under the German.
A tough loss to swallow at Manchester United last weekend was followed up with the easiest...
So, Manchester City it is then. Of the 14 possible outcomes that Friday's Champions League draw could have thrown up, this was the one most Liverpool supporters would have wanted the least.
In the Champions League, you either want the easiest route to the next round or a glamour tie. You also want the second leg at home. Liverpool got none of those things. City are as tough an opponent as there is but the familiarity of playing them twice a year and the close proximity of the two cities means...