"Never look at the table until November" has been the mantra of many a manager through the years. Well, it is November ... a time when some clubs start dreaming and others are getting twitchy about their manager.
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 on Transfer Talk for all the latest gossip.
Gary Cahill to AC Milan
Milan's injury issues in defence could open the door for a shock move to the San Siro for out-of-favour Chelsea centre-back Cahill. The former England...
Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri has described Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho as "a man of extraordinary human quality."
Despite winning three Premier League titles in two spells at Stamford Bridge, Mourinho no longer enjoys the best relationship with the Chelsea fans. His last visit in October ended in fireworks when he clashed on the touchline with Sarri's assistant Marco Ianni as the home side came back from a goal down to snatch a 2-2 draw with United.