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.
Julian Draxler to Liverpool
Liverpool are preparing for the possible departure of Philippe Coutinho, and manager Jurgen Klopp has identified Draxler as the man...
I'm a big believer in "score effects." Give up an early goal -- or two -- and the way you and the opposition play changes dramatically; sometimes to the point that there isn't much more to learn from the game.
Liverpool made two huge errors in the first 12 minutes of Sunday's clash with Tottenham at Wembley and that was that. It wasn't just that they necessarily played into Spurs' hands because they had to get back into the game, it was the psychological damage done to the players on the pitch.