WELCOME to your daily club-by-club round-up of Premier Football gossip based on our unique Football Whispers Index – don’t forget the hottest Whispers are those closest to 5.0…

Arsenal

  • Valencia manager Pako Ayestaran has today told Arsenal that Shkodran Mustafi ‘is not for sale and will not be leaving the club'. (3.0)
  • Attention has turned back to West Bromwich Albion’s Jonny Evans but the Baggies’ hike in asking price to £25 million will will surely scupper any deal. (4.0)
  • Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette has already netted five goals for l’OL this season, which will only push up his value too. (3.9)

Bournemouth

  • Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe has hinted he may well have concluded his summer business, and will be keeping his fingers crossed that his players come through Saturday's game at Crystal Palace unscathed.

Burnley

  • Burnley are being linked with a shock move to sign Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren, although this one may be a non-starter. (1.7)
  • Young defender Michael Keane has emerged as a potential target for Stoke City. (1.3)

Chelsea

  • According to Spanish sports newspaper AS, Chelsea have made a €70 million bid for Real Madrid’s James Rodríguez. (3.9)
  • Having been frustrated in their attempts to sign a new central defender during the window, Antonio Conte could be set to turn to a familiar face in Juventus’ Giorgio Chiellini. (3.8)
  • The Blues' boss is also using his old Serie A contacts to keep tabs on Milans's 21-year-old defender Alessio Romagnoli – watch this space on this one. (2.6)

Crystal Palace

  • Despite smashing their transfer record to sign Christian Benteke from Liverpool, the Eagles are supposedly still in the market for further additions, and Fiorentina striker Khouma Babacar is a possible target. (1.6)

Everton

  • Tonight it has emerged that Deportivo La Coruna striker Lucas Perez is being targetted in a £15 million deal – expect the mercury to rise on this one. (1.6)
  • Goodison Park really is the hotbed of Whispers at the moment – England No.1 Joe Hart is another on Ronald Koeman's hit list. (3.4)
  • One man seemingly able to resist the lure of Merseyside is Lyon's exciting winger Rachid Ghezzal – a a lack of European football is seen as one reason why. (4.0)

Hull City

  • Abel Hernández has not travelled with the Hull squad for tonight's League Cup Second Round tie at Exeter City – ahead of a move to Aston villa. (2.7)
  • Hull City are interested in signing former Manchester United midfielder Darron Gibson from Everton. (2.1)
  • Italian goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu has fallen behind Kevin Trapp and Alphonse Areola at Paris Saint Germain, could Hull offer him first-team football? (1.5)

Leicester City

  • AIK’s 16-year-old striker Alexander Isak is seen as a star of the future by the Premier League champions. (2.5)
  • Gökhan Inler has struggled to make an impact at the King Power Stadium, and the experienced midfielder could be on his way to Turkey, with Besiktas interested. (1.5)

Liverpool

  • Liverpool are weighing up a bid for FC Porto’s Dutch defender Bruno Martins-Indi. The 24-year-old can play at left-back or in the centre of defence. (2.9)
  • Liverpool’s 23-year-old defender Thiago Ilori is wanted by Granada, with Eintracht Frankfurt also interested. (2.1)
  • Burnley have launched an ambitious raid to take Dejan Lovren across the North West. (1.7)

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Manchester City

  • Claudio Bravo has touched down in Manchester this evening for his medical ahead of a £17 million switch to Manchester City. (4.9)
  • Bravo’s arrival will spell the end of Joe Hart's City career – Everton are the only Premier League club to publicly voice their desire to take the 29-year-old. (3.4)
  • Eliaquim Mangala has tonight been linked with a switch to Napoli… could this mean the Serie A side have had a change of heart over Kalidou Koulibaly's Chelsea move? (2.0)

Manchester United

  • Manchester United’s promising midfielder Andreas Pereira is so wanted by Fulham boss Slaviša Jokanović that he has threatened to quit Craven Cottage the loan move is not sanctioned. (3.6)
  • United boss José Mourinho still wants to sign José Fonte from Southampton, but the former Chelsea boss may have to bide his time. (3.9)
  • Stoke City have registered an interest in England defender Phil Jones, and the Potters want to take the Manchester United defender on a permanent deal. (3.5)

Middlesbrough

  • Despite being prolific at lower-league level, Boro are taking calls for Scottish striker Jordan Rhodes – Championship side Norwich City are looking to add to their fire power. (1.1)

Southampton

  • Southampton captain José Fonte could yet be handing back the St Mary's armband – Manchester United are seeking an experienced defender. (3.9)
  • West Bromwich Albion want to sign Saints forward Jay Rodriguez before the transfer window closes. (3.2)
  • Monaco may have cooled their interest in out-of-favour Argentinian defender Marcos Rojo but the Saints may make a move for the left-back. (1.5)

Stoke City

  • Stoke City want to take Manchester United defender Phil Jones on a permanent deal – but may have to make do with a loan for the rest of the season. (3.5)
  • The Potters can already count former Barcelona players Bojan Krkic, Marc Muniesa and Ibrahim Affelay among their number, but they’d like that number to grow as they consider a move for Munir El Haddadi. (1.9)
  • Mark Hughes is also thought to be ready to battle Tony Pulis for Monaco midfielder Tiemoué Bakayoko. (1.5)

Sunderland

  • Lamine Koné continues to be linked with a big-money move to Everton but today David Moyes has gone on record as saying the player ‘will not move in this window'. (2.1)
  • The Black cats are thought to be interested in signing Atlético Madrid full-back Javier Manquillo. (2.1)
  • Milan's Keisuke Honda popped up on the Mackem's radar over the last 24 hours… but the noises coming out of Serie A suggest that talk could fade just as quickly. (1.6)

Swansea City

  • City's interest in Krasnodar defender Ragnar Sigurðsson has ended tonight after the Iceland Euro 2016 hero chose Fulham instead of South Wales.
  • Torino midfielder Joel Obi is also on the Swans’ radar, as Italian manager Francesco Guidolin looks to raid Serie A to bolster his midfield options. (1.6)
  • Sheffield United’s Scottish attacking midfielder John Fleck is another young prospect being considered at the Liberty. (1.4)

Tottenham Hotspur

  • The saga for Marseilles forward Georges-Kévin N’Koudou rumbles on… (4.3)
  • Midfielder Nabil Bentaleb has been deemed surplus to requirements at White Hart Lane, and Schalke 04 are looking to take him to the Bundesliga. (3.4)
  • Mauricio Pochettino is keen on adding Barcelona’s versatile young forward Munir El Haddadi to his attacking options. (3.2)

Watford

  • Watford have this evening believed to have agreed a £7.5 million fee with Newcastle United for Dutch international defender Daryl Janmaat. (1.8)
  • The Hornets are rivalling Sunderland for Atletico Madrid's Javier Manquillo. (1.4)

West Bromwich Albion

  • Tony Pulis has slapped a £25-million price tag on Northern Ireland international Jonny Evans to ward of a late raid by Arsenal. (4.0)
  • The Baggies want Jay Rodriguez to resurrect his career at the Hawthorns following a long-term knee injury. (3.2)
  • West Brom are also eying a possible move for Sporting Clube de Portugal’s highly-rated striker Islam Slimani. (2.0)

West Ham United

  • West Ham United continue to search for a top class striker, and Wilfried Bony has moved to the top of their list of targets. (2.9)
  • The Hammers could also make a move for Juventus’ marksman Simone Zaza – the Italian international has already scored at the London Stadium in Juventus' 3-2 pre-season friendly win. (2.7)
  • And the Irons look set to miss out on Newcastle United defender Daryl Janmaat after Watford had a £7.5 million bid accepted tonight. (1.6)

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