Transfer Rater: Toby Alderweireld to Bayern Munich, Lucas Moura to Real Betis
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.
Joel Campbell to Frosinone
Campbell's nomadic career as an Arsenal player looks to be coming to end with the forward undergoing a medical at Serie A side Frosinone. Campbell has spent six of his seven seasons at Arsenal on loan with six different clubs but will sign a three-year contract in Italy. According to calciomercato.com, the 26-year-old has agreed personal terms and the transfer should be announced later on Thursday.
Toby Alderweireld to Bayern Munich
With his anticipated transfer to Manchester United failing to materialise, Alderweireld's options are narrowing although Bayern have provided a potential exit. The Mirrorreport the Belgian is on a shortlist of replacements if Jerome Boateng is sold, most likely to Paris Saint-Germain. Alderweireld, 29, is out of contract next summer at Tottenham and spent much of last season out of the side as he sought a move away from north London.
Ademola Lookman to RB Leipzig
Unable to establish himself as a regular feature of the Everton first team, Lookman joined RB Leipzig on loan last January. The former Charlton winger shone in the Bundesliga, scoring five goals in 11 appearances for the Red Bull-owned side. And Lookman so impressed that RBL are now determined to secure his services on a permanent basis. "We're still in talks over Ademola Lookman," Leipzig sporting director Ralf Rangnick admitted last month. "We want him back and he wants to come."
Tammy Abraham to Sampdoria
Chelsea's Abraham could be heading to Sampdoria as the Serie A club want to bring in a striker before the transfer window in Italy closes on Friday. According to Sportitalia, Samp have also targeted Zenit St Petersburg's Sebastian Driussi but a permanent deal for the 22-year-old Argentine looks unlikely so have switched to Abraham. The England under-21 international is said to be unsure of his future under Maurizio Sarri.
Lucas Moura to Real Betis
Real Betis vice chairman Lorenzo Serra Ferrer had revealed the club would like to sign Tottengham winger Lucas, however he admits the Brazilian may prove too expensive. El Desmarque has published quotes from Serra Ferrer who admits their two targets before the end of the transfer window are Lucas, 26, and Inter midfielder Joao Mario, who spent the second-half of last season on loan at West Ham.