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Transfer Rater: Mesut Ozil to Atletico Madrid, Richarlison to Tottenham

Transfer Rater: Mesut Ozil to Atletico Madrid, Richarlison to Tottenham
From ESPN - November 14, 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.

Mesut Ozil to Atletico Madrid

The Spanish club have made contact with the German playmaker over a potential return to La Liga next summer, according to The Sun. Ozil -- reportedly a Manchester United target -- has yet to agree a new deal at Arsenal. The Gunners would be open to offloading him for a cut-price fee in January to avoid losing the 29-year-old for nothing next summer. Atletico boss Diego Simeone is reportedly willing to offer Ozil a bumper contract worth 200,000-a-week to lure him back to the Spanish capital, where he spent three years with bitter rivals Real.

Ahmed Musa to Hull City

Leicester outcast Musa may move to Hull to link up with his former CSKA Moscow boss Leonid Slutsky. The Nigerian forward is on the periphery at the King Power and is willing to leave in order to get first-team football but has indicated the Tigers playing in the Championship would be a problem for him. "Slutsky for me is a father. And we are always in touch, we communicate warmly," the 24-year-old said. "Perhaps in the near future again I will play for his team. [Hull City playing in the Championship] is the problem. It is for this reason that it's hard for me to decide."

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