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.
The FC crew point to Man United’s first-half performance at Burnley as the expectation for how Jose Mourinho’s side should play all the time. The transfer window in all of Europe’s big five leagues is now closed, but that doesn’t stop Transfer Talk from rummaging through the remains of the summer window to scrounge up
The FC crew choose who they would keep between Paul Pogba and Jose Mourinho. Julien Laurens shares his insights on Paul Pogba’s cryptic social media post after Manchester United’s win over Leicester. Jose Mourinho says Paul Pogba was the penalty-kick taker of choice for Manchester United after Pogba converted in their win over Leicester City.
By Rob Dawson, Manchester United correspondent Jose Mourinho doesn’t feel his Manchester United side are benefitting from their pre-season matches in the International Champions Cup. ICC executive Charlie Stillitano addresses Jose Mourinho’s criticism of Manchester United’s preseason tour. Mark Ogden and Charlie Gibson discuss how Mourinho and Manchester United need to move forward. MIAMI —
Club captain Gary Cahill and the rest of the Chelsea squad celebrate the Blues’ eighth FA Cup title, which ties Tottenham for third-most all-time. Despite winning the FA Cup this season, the FC crew agree Antonio Conte has likely coached his final match for Chelsea. Alejandro Moreno and Shaka Hislop question Jose Mourinho’s positive outlook
Craig Burley examines the difference in approach from Jose Mourinho and Mauricio Pochettino in Man United’s FA Cup semifinal win over Tottenham. Ander Herrera’s second half effort completed the comeback against Tottenham to send Man United into the FA Cup final. Ander Herrera’s second half effort completed the comeback against Tottenham to send Man United
Craig Burley breaks down the latest transfer rumours, all of which combine for big potential changes on Manchester United’s back line. ESPN FC’s Craig Burley takes issue with Paul Pogba’s sense of entitlement and lack of production for Manchester United. MADRID — Manchester United’s Ander Herrera is among 30 players who Spanish prosecutors want jailed
Clubs are slowly turning their eyes toward the summer window, and Transfer Talk has the updates on all the latest rumours. Milan eye up Herrera for summer switch AC Milan spent a cool £150 million last summer, but that won’t stop them splashing the cash again when the transfer window reopens in July. And high
Ander Herrera may face trial after case was reopened by judge in Valencia. Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera has said his conscience remains clear after match-fixing allegations were reopened in Spain. Real Zaragoza’s 2-1 win against Levante on May 21, 2011 has been investigated by Spain’s anti-corruption prosecutors’ office over payments related to alleged match
Stevie Nicol feels Marouane Fellaini may be best suited with a move away from Man United after his contract expires. MANCHESTER — Ander Herrera wants to stay at Manchester United despite interest from Barcelona and Atletico Madrid, sources have told ESPN FC. The midfielder is yet to sign a new long-term deal at Old Trafford,
With a number of injuries in the midfield, Craig Burley examines how Man United might cope when they visit CSKA Moscow. Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera is on a mission to make Paul Pogba the best in the world. Pogba is still recovering from a hamstring he picked up against Basel in the Champions League