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.
Mario Balotelli to West Ham
West Ham are considering a January move for Nice striker Mario Balotelli, according to French outlet L'Equipe. Numerous clubs remain interested...
Barcelona defender Marlon has said he was told by Mario Balotelli to join Sassuolo amid reports the Nice striker could be set to join him at the Serie A club before the Italian transfer deadline on Friday.
Marlon, 22, has arrived in Italy to undergo a medical ahead of a reported €6 million transfer and said he had discussed the move with Balotelli, who he played with at Nice last season.
"I'm delighted to be here," the defender told Sky Sport Italia upon arriving at Milan's Malpensa airport....