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Transfer Rater: Arthur to Barcelona, Toby Alderweireld to Manchester United

Transfer Rater: Arthur to Barcelona, Toby Alderweireld to Manchester United
From ESPN - February 14, 2018

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.

Arthur to Barcelona

Barcelona look set to be rewarded for their lengthy pursuit of Gremio midfielder Arthur. The Catalan club sent two representatives, Andre Cury and Robert Fernandez, to Brazil in December. Leaked images of Arthur in a Barcelona shirt soon after their visit were not well received by Gremio but the 21-year-old will move to the Camp Nou in January 2019, according to Mundo Deportivo. Twenty percent of his economic rights are owned by third-party investor Celso Rigo, which will complicate negotiations, while a further 20 percent belong to the player.

Max Meyer to Bayern Munich

Bundesliga champions-elect Bayern Munich have already agreed to sign Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka on a free transfer when his contract ends this summer. Now they are after his teammate Meyer. The 22-year-old German international is also out of contract the Veltins-Arena and, according to Tuttosport, he will snub interest from Milan -- among others -- follow Goretzka to the Allianz Arena this summer. He had previously been linked with North London rivals Arsenal and Tottenham.

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