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Transfer Rater: Douglas Costa to Man City

Football Whispers

Premier League fixtures: Arsenal's tough start, New Year battle for Liverpool, Man City

ESPN FC's Stewart Robson breaks down the latest transfer rumours surrounding Paul Pogba, Rafinha and more in Rumour Rater.

The game never stops. Planet football may be gripped by the World Cup but fixtures for the new Premier League season are out as well.

In ascending order of importance, ESPN FC's club correspondents rank their team's five key fixtures ahead of the new campaign.

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Arsenal's games vs. Premier League's top six teams in 2018-19.
Arsenal's games vs. Premier League's top six teams in 2018-19.

vs. Manchester City (H), Aug....

Transfer Rater: Douglas Costa to Man City, Rafinha to Tottenham

The latest transfer rumours from around the world.

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.

Raul Jimenez to Wolves

The Mexico striker is set for a season-long loan move to newly-promoted Premier League side Wolverhampton Wanderers from Portuguese club Benfica, say...


Marouane Fellaini, Jack Wilshere, Emre Can, Yaya Toure among free transfers

Former Gunner Paul Mariner sifts through an Arsenal-heavy transfer rater, including Marouane Fellaini, Stephan Lichtsteiner and Jack Wilshere.
Yaya Toure claims he will play for 1 pound a week to prove Pep Guardiola wrong, but Steve Nicol thinks his antics will make top clubs stay away.

The Premier League lists of released and retained players are out. While some of these players either have been or will be offered a new deal by the club for which they most recently played, they are also free to sign elsewhere.

Here are some of the names available on a free transfer this summer.

Marouane Fellaini

Marouane Fellaini could leave Manchester United for free in the summer.
Marouane Fellaini has been linked with Arsenal.

Unstoppable on his day, but those days rarely came under Jose Mourinho. Fellaini has an offer on the table from Manchester United but looks set to move. Might he make a shock switch...

 By Simon Curtis

Man City's World Cup fears and slow start to transfer window give hope to rivals

The ESPN FC panel assess the rumours linking Napoli's Jorginho and Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez with moves to Manchester City.

As Manchester City's normally alert buying department gets increasingly mired in negotiations with Napoli for the transfer of Jorginho, might there be reason to believe early-summer movement in the transfer market might be in the process of creating a closer battle for the 2018-19 title?

Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis is a film mogul with an expert's feel for the dramatic. He once labelled Lionel Messi "a cretin" and stated in 2011 that Sheikh Mansour "takes all the oil money and has...


Transfer Talk: Man City prepare alternatives if Jorginho deal falls through

The ESPN FC panel assess the rumours linking Napoli's Jorginho and Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez with moves to Manchester City.
Toby Alderweireld to Man United? Jorginho to Man City? ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno breaks down those rumours and more in Rumour Rater.

The transfer window is open, and Transfer Talk has the latest rumours making the rounds. Follow live with our daily blog throughout the summer.

TOP STORY: Man City plan Jorginho alternatives

Manchester City have lined up two alternatives to Jorginho should they fail to strike an agreement with Napoli, sources told ESPN FC.

The English champions have already seen one bid for the midfielder rejected by Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis, who is thought to be holding out for closer to £60...

Leroy Sane's Germany World Cup snub catches magazine, sponsor by surprise

Leroy Sane's shock omission from Germany's 2018 World Cup squad is still making waves in his homeland, where he is being haunted by his own image.

From today, the Manchester City star can pick up copies of GQ magazine and see himself on the cover.

Alongside Bayern defender Mats Hummels, the PFA Young Player of the Year is one of the cover stars of the July issue of the magazine's German edition.

The "Our Heroes" edition comes with three different covers, with the other two showing Toni Kroos with...