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…


  • As a London club, of course, you wait for a signing and two come along at once. The first player through the door will be the German World Cup winner Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia for around £35 million. (4.9)
  • The Gunners will also seal a £17 million deal for Deportivo la Coruña’s 27-year-old Spanish striker Lucas Pérez in the next 48 hours. (4.8)
  • Arsenal also continue to be linked with Alexandre Lacazette, but the French striker – who has scored five goals in his first two Ligue 1 games this season – seems destined to stay at Lyon. (4.1)


  • There are currently no Whispers of any incomings or outgoings at the Vitality Stadium – leaving Cherries' boss Eddie Howe to concentrate on today's clash at Crystal Palace.


  • Former Wolverhampton Wanderers winger Michael Kightly is wanted back in the Championship with Ipswich Town. (1.6)
  • Burnley are still being linked with FC Basel’s 28-year-old Icelandic midfielder Birkir Bjarnason, but this Whisper is beginning to fade. (1.1)
  • Could the Clarets be considering a move for Newcastle United midfielder Cheick Tiote? (1.0)


  • Mario Pasalic has travelled to Milan to complete his season's loan switch to AC. (2.5)
  • The Blues are still desperate to sign a new centre-back. Milan’s 21-year-old defender Alessio Romagnoli is the latest target, but the Rossoneri only signed the Italian from Roma a year ago for €25 million. (3.0)
  • Could Chelsea be about to make a big-money move to sign Real Madrid’s Colombian star James Rodríguez? (2.6)

Crystal Palace

  • Tottenham Hotspur have made a bid for Crystal Palace’s former Manchester United winger Wilfried Zaha, but the Eagles to not want to sell one of their star players. (4.1)
  • Palace boss Alan Pardew is thought to want to add another striker to his squad, will he move for Chelsea’s Loic Remy? (1.4)
  • Santos attacking midfielder Lucas Lima may prove a pipe dream for the Eagles. (1.1)


  • The Toffees are weighing up whether to make an offer for Napoli’s talented Italian striker Manolo Gabbiadini. (3.8)
  • Ronald Koeman is also in the market for an attacking midfielder to ease the creative burden on Yannick Bolasie and Gerard Deulofeu, will they swoop for Porto’s Yacine Brahimi? (2.4)
  • Koeman has tried to sign Rachid Ghezzal from Lyon, but the Algerian winger has apparently turned down a move to Goodison Park. (1.3)

Hull City

  • Hull City have had a £5 million bid accepted for experienced Cardiff City goalkeeper David Marshall. (4.5)
  • The Tigers are also very interested in signing Southampton's Jay Rodriguez – the haggling is over whether is a loan or permanent switch. (4.6)
  • Because of the striker shortage at the KCOM, Abel Hernández will be in Mike Phelan's 18 against Manchester United for this evening's match – Aston Villa could pounce before the window shuts. (1.9)

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Leicester City

  • Leicester City are known to be interested in Sevilla midfielder Steven N’Zonzi, but the Andalusian club want €25 million for the former Stoke City player. (4.0)
  • The Foxes are also in the hunt to sign Sporting Clube de Portugal’s Algerian striker Islam Slimani. (2.1)


  • Today's papers are reporting an £11 million raid for Dortmund 17-year-old midfielder Christian Pulisic. (1.9)
  • Could the Reds be about to make a move for highly rated Leeds United player Charlie Taylor? (2.3)
  • Liverpool also remain interested in Porto’s versatile Dutch defender Bruno Martins Indi. (2.7)

Manchester City

  • Tottenham Hotspur are the latest club to be linked with a move for Manchester City defender Eliaquim Mangala. (2.8)
  • Wilfried Bony is thought to be surplus to requirements at the Etihad, will West Ham United snap him up? (1.9)
  • Another player whose Manchester City future is in doubt is England goalkeeper Joe Hart, with Liverpool said to be considering a move for the 29-year-old. (1.7)

Manchester United

  • Manchester United could move for Monaco full-back Fabinho before the transfer window closes, but will the French club’s €25 million-plus asking price put the Red Devils off? (3.7)
  • José Mourinho may have insisted that his side will be doing no more business but talk of Southampton captain José Fonte to Old Traffod remains. (3.0)
  • With Valencia set to sell Shkodran Mustafi to Arsenal, Los Che are said to be considering Marcos Rojo as a replacement. (2.4)


  • Alvaro Negredo has hit the ground running at the Riverside, but will Middlesbrough sign another striker to help him out? Fiorentina’s Khouma Babacar is being linked. (1.1)
  • Keep an eye out for a loan move for Calum Chambers sneaking into Boro's FW Index over the weekend.


  • Southampton are set to announce the club record signing of Sofiane Boufal from Lille. (4.9)
  • Boufal coming in could see Jay Rodriguez departing St. Mary’s, with Hull City and West Brom neck-and-neck in the chase for his signature. (4.6)
  • And the Saints are standing firm in their refusal to sell captain José Fonte to Manchester United. (3.0)

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Stoke City

  • Stoke City are rumoured to be weighing up a bid for Liverpool’s French defender Mamadou Sakho, who is yet to feature for the Reds this season. (2.9)
  • The Potters reportedly made a €20 million bid for Borussia Dortmund teenager Christian Pulisic, but Liverpool are also tabled an offer for the US prodigy. (1.8)
  • Mark Hughes has expressed an interest in Manchester United’s England defender Phil Jones, although the Red Devils are looking to find a role for the utility man. (1.4)


  • David Moyes has made confirmed an €8 million bid is in for 28-year-old Sevilla ace Vicente Iborra, will that be enough to secure the powerful midfielder? (4.5)
  • Joe Hart's odds of a move to the Stadium of Light have dropped to 3/1 with Sky Bet. (1.3)
  • Sunderland striker Jeremain Lens is, rather fittingly, being lined with French club… Lens. (1.6)

Swansea City

  • Swansea City’s star midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson is apparently wanted by Watford. (1.4)
  • Newcastle United are being linked with a move for Swansea’s 27-year-old midfielder Jack Cork. (1.3)

Tottenham Hotspur

  • Tottenham Hotspur have made a bid for Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha, but the Eagles don’t want to sell. (4.1)
  • Spurs are in the closing stages in on saga that has been the signing of Georges-Kévin N’Koudou from Marseille (3.3)
  • The North Londoners are also interested in Bayer Leverkusen’s talented attacking midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu. (2.8)


  • Watford Matej Vydra should be on the books at Championship side Derby County in the next 24 hours. (3.9)
  • The Hornets could be weighing up an audacious bid for Swansea City midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson. (1.4)
  • Cameroonian full-back Allan Nyom is wanted by Turkish side Trabzonspor. (1.4)

West Bromwich Albion

  • West Bromwich Albion are going head to head with Hull City for Southampton’s Jay Rodriguez. (4.7)
  • Arsenal’s capture of Shkodran Mustafi will likely end their interest in West Brom’s Jonny Evans. (2.8)
  • The Baggies are also in the running to sign Sporting Clube de Portugal striker Islam Slimani, who is valued at around €30 million. (2.6)

West Ham United

  • West Ham are closing in on the signing of Juventus striker Simone Zaza, with the Italian international in London to complete the deal. (4.9)
  • Will the Hammers still be interested in Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony with Zaza coming in? (1.9)
  • Hammers boss Slaven Billic has said that the capture of Zaza will likely end their interest in Chelsea’s Loic Remy – but you can never have enough strikers hey, Slav? (1.9)

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