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Transfer Rater: Piotr Zielinski to Liverpool, Gianluigi Buffon to Boca Juniors

Transfer Rater: Piotr Zielinski to Liverpool, Gianluigi Buffon to Boca Juniors
From ESPN - April 17, 2018

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 onTransfer Talkfor all the latest gossip.

Ramiro Funes Mori to Lazio

Lazio are showing a keen interest in Everton defender Funes Mori who, according to Sport Mediaset, is viewed as one of the leading candidates to replace the departing Stefan de Vrij. The Dutchman is letting his contract run down and will walk away as a free agent this summer with Lazio needing a stellar replacement. Funes Mori is seen as exactly that despite his injury struggles, and the Italian side have already been in contact over a move.

Piotr Zielinski to Liverpool

Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp will go back into the transfer market for Zielinski after failing to land the Pole before he joined Napoli in 2016. The 23-year-old has only made 10 appearances in Serie A this season and according to The Sun, Klopp believes he could be prised away. The German is keen to bolster his midfield options ahead of next season and despite the impending arrival of Naby Kieta, still wants more additions, especially with Emre Can's future still up in the air. Napoli's price-tag of 57 million for Zielinski, who has a contract until 2021, could be a stumbling block and Liverpool would seek to bring that down.

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