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.
"When you see him you want to play and progress. He is an icon of football and I've heard he manages to improve every player he has at his disposal. I am a Juventus player now, but for sure when there is a coach like him he will coach you and you will become better."
It was not quite a come-and-get-me plea, but Paul Pogba's February 2016 ode to Pep Guardiola suggested a move to Manchester beckoned. And so it did. Just not to Manchester City, who had confirmed Guardiola was arriving three weeks...
The last time a Manchester derby was staged on a Thursday night, in November 1994, it pretty much signalled the death of the fixture as anything approaching competitive.
Manchester City had endured their low-points against United, but there had been some memorable highs over the years, including the day Denis Law's back-heeled goal for City at Old Trafford signposted United's relegation in 1974 and the 5-1 victory at Maine Road in 1989.
The 5-1 -- Blues and Reds refer to the best and worst of derbies...