Transfer Rater: Lucas Perez to Newcastle, Yann Karamoah to Tottenham

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 for the summer. And keep an eye on Transfer Talk for all the latest gossip.

Wesley Hoedt to Southampton 3.9

According to The Daily Mail, new Saints boss Mauricio Pellegrino may turn to Lazio's Hoedt in a £12 million move, should Liverpool target Virgil van Dijk become to latest Southampton player to move to Anfield. The 23-year-old Dutch centre-back would come into partner Jan Bednarek.

Simon Kjaer to Sevilla 3.8

Spanish newspaper Marca claim Sevilla will target Fenerbahce centre-back Kjaer in a deal in the region of £10m. The Dane was included in UEFA's team of the group stage in last year's Champions League and would be Sevilla's sixth acquisition this summer. Kjaer, formerly of Lille, Roma and Wolfsburg, is set to undergo a medical. Jurgen Klopp had been interested in bringing the defender to Liverpool.

Lucas Perez to Newcastle United 3.2

Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez has made it clear that he wants a new striker and having missed out on Chelsea prospect Tammy Abraham to Swansea City, he may turn to Arsenal's out-of-favour Perez. The Evening Standard claim the Toon Army have joined Perez's former club Deportivo La Coruna along with Fenerbahce in the race for the Spanish forward, who scored five goals at Arsenal last season despite not being Arsene Wenger's first choice at the Emirates.

Nahki Wells to Reading 2.8

With the arrivals of Steve Mounie and Laurent Depoitre, Huddersfield may look to offload Wells. Championship playoff losers Reading are reportedly among his potential suitors. The Bermudan forward has scored 44 Championship goals in four years with the Terriers but there are suggestions head coach David Wagner does not believe he will be able to step up to the Premier League.

Yann Karamoh to Tottenham 2.5

There's no doubt Harry Kane will be first-choice striker at Spurs this season. But the north Londoners need backup for the England international and they may look to 19-year-old Caen striker Karamoh to assist last season's 29-goal top scorer. He scored five Ligue 1 goals in the previous campaign and has also been linked with Inter Milan, as well as Arsenal.