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.
Ander Herrera to Barcelona
La Liga champions Barcelona are hoping to take advantage of Herrera's contract impasse at Manchester United by making an approach for the Spain...
BARCELONA -- Gerard Pique rescued Barcelona against Girona as the La Liga champions were held to a 2-2 draw on Sunday, dropping points for the first time this season.
Lionel Messi gave Barca the lead in the first half but the game swung on Clement's Lenglet's red card in the 35th minute. The French defender was dismissed after VAR was used to determine that he'd caught Pere Pons with his elbow.
With a numerical advantage, Cristhian Stuani scored twice after two Pique errors to give Girona the lead...
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GK - Wojciech Szczesny (Juventus)
Juve performed heroically for an hour with 10 men to win 2-0 at Valencia after Cristiano Ronaldo's red card. They may have had to suffer a few flutters near the end had Szczesny, who is making their No. 1 spot his own after Gianluigi Buffon's departure, not saved Daniel Parejo's late penalty -- ensuring a continuation of their superb away form was guaranteed.
After netting three against PSV on Tuesday, Lionel Messi has now scored eight hat tricks in the Champions League -- more than any other player. But which has been the best so far?
8) APOEL 0-4 Barcelona -- Nov. 25, 2014
If you look back over Messi's European trebles, the thing that stands out is the sheer quality of the goals. However, his hat trick against APOEL is the exception. After sticking out a leg to deflect Rafinha Alcantara's shot past Urko Pardo to double Barca's lead on the night, he...