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Transfer Rater: Jack Wilshere to West Ham, N'Golo Kante to PSG

Transfer Rater: Jack Wilshere to West Ham, N'Golo Kante to PSG
From ESPN - October 12, 2017

Things change in the blink of an eye in football.The Football WhispersIndex 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 onTransfer Talkfor all the latest gossip.

Jack Wilshere to West Ham

The midfielder seems more likely to walk into the England starting XI than he does into Arsene Wenger's side at the moment, and the latest rumours suggest that the 25-year-old will leave the club in January. Having not played a minute of Premier League football this season and with a World Cup on the horizon, a move to West Ham to secure first-team football, as reported by the Times, seems like the ideal scenario. Wilshere's contract expires in June and Arsenal would prefer to receive some fee for the player in January rather than send him out on loan and lose him for free in the summer.

Mimoun Mahi to Leeds United

Leeds manager Thomas Christiansen is still on the lookout for replacements for Chris Wood, who departed for Burnley in the summer. And he has identified FC Groningen's Mahi as a player who could slot into the role, according to the Express. The Moroccan has been in good form for the Dutch club having scored four goals in seven games so far this season. The 23-year-old plays across the forward line, and is not just a centre-forward, which makes his goal return all the more impressive.

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