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Aaron Martin -- Espanyol
After making his debut in October 2016, Martin has earned a regular starting spot at Espanyol and attracted admirers across Europe with his impressive performances. The left-back has won three caps for Spain Under-21s but was overlooked for the European Championship squad in the summer.
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.
Leon Goretzka to Manchester United
The in-demand Schalke midfielder has reportedly considered Bayern Munich or Barcelona to be his preferred destinations, but Manchester...
Substitute Leon Bailey denied Schalke all three points at the Veltins-Arena as Bayer Leverkusen forced a 1-1 Bundesliga draw on Friday.
Bailey's second-half effort -- a response to Leon Goretzka's stunning free-kick opener -- snapped Bayer's run of three straight away defeats but Schalke perhaps deserved to win the encounter.
After a slow start, Schalke took the initiative with left-back Bastian Oczipka fizzing a shot just wide.
Encouraged, the Royal Blues poured forward and in the 34th minute won...
Weston McKennie has signed a new five-year deal at Schalke.
The U.S. youngster has impressed for the club during his first months with the senior squad.
Having made his Bundesliga debut in May, McKennie, 19, was promoted to Schalke's senior squad this summer. And the U.S. midfielder won his first start in the 3-0 defeat to Bayern Munich earlier this month.
Schalke 04 have now tied the Texas-born McKennie to a new five-year deal, with sporting executive Christian Heidel convinced he "will develop...