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 LIVE for all the deadline day gossip.
Ryan Sessegnon to Tottenham Hotspur
Fulham wonderkid Sessegnon is a long-term Tottenham Hotspur transfer target and, according to reports in the Evening Standard, the North Londoners could make another move for the 17-year-old in the summer. The versatile left-sided player has 11 goals to his name already this term after being deployed as a winger recently. Tottenham will have a battle on their hands to sign the teenager with Liverpool and Manchester United also keen.
Malcom to Arsenal
The Brazilian winger was linked with a move to the Premier League throughout the winter window with Tottenham tipped to be his most likely destination. However, reports in the Evening Standard claims Arsenal will reignite their interest in the 20-year-old when the window reopens. Arsene Wenger is believed to be a fan but concentrated on bringing in ready-made stars this window to fill the void left by Alexis Sanchez.
Max Meyer to Barcelona
Schalke are looking to extend Meyer’s stay in the Bundesliga and have offered the midfielder improved terms, but it might be too little, too late. The 22-year-old is out of contract in the summer and was linked with Arsenal and Tottenham in January, but it’s Barcelona who are favourites to land the Germany international according to reports in kicker.
Alisson to Real Madrid
The Roma goalkeeper has been regularly named as a Liverpool transfer target but Jurgen Klopp’s side won’t be the only team looking to sign the Brazilian. Mundo Deportivo says Real Madrid is a potential destination, with president Florentino Perez desperate to bring in a goalkeeper to replace Keylor Navas, having seen a January move for Athletic Bilbao’s Kepa Arrizabalaga fall through.
Jan Oblak to Arsenal
Arsenal could be set for a busy summer. The Evening Standard claims the Gunners want to replace aging No.1 Petr Cech with Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak. The Slovenia international has been subject of Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid, Liverpool and Manchester United transfer rumours in the past and, reportedly, has a £90 million release clause.