Ever since he descended from the footballing heavens this past summer to become the self-proclaimed "God of Manchester," it was generally assumed that United's season would hinge on whether Zlatan Ibrahimovic's 35-year-old body could keep his ego's promises.
After 10 matches, the answer seemed similar to the one Fernando Torres gave to Chelsea as His Zlatan-ness managed to billow the net a whopping total of four times -- or half as many as, say, Diego Costa (remember him?) managed during the...
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.
Ben Davies to Manchester City
According to the Sun, Manchester City are interested in signing Tottenham Hotspur left-back Ben Davies. The Welsh international is struggling...
Tottenham buried West Brom 4-0 and with it a few ghosts from last season, to set up what might be another title surge. It's hard not to be convinced by this growing side, with Harry Kane scoring his fourth hat trick for the club to crown a fine afternoon.
The only negative for Spurs on Saturday was the second half injury to Jan Vertonghen, who went off in tears...
Harry Kane scored a brilliant hat trick as Tottenham beat West Brom 4-0 to pile the pressure on leaders Chelsea.
Before Saturday, West Brom were unbeaten at White Hart Lane since 2012, with their last three meetings finishing 1-1, and last season's corresponding fixture all but ended Spurs' hopes of pipping Leicester City to the Premier League title. But the hosts were utterly dominant here and the visitors needed goalkeeper Ben Foster to keep the scoreline respectable.