Gossip plays a big part in the world of football today, indeed where would we be without the transfer rumours that fill up the empty space in the summer vacated by the actual games themselves? The papers comply fully with people’s desires to hear shocking stories about their clubs and which potential superstars they’ve been linked with this week.
Unfortunately, the Internet has ensured the business of transfer rumours has been taken to a whole new level, with numerous sites dedicated specifically to the subject. This means that all sorts of stories can be broken to the world, and many of them without a shred of truth behind them. Fans now have to decipher between the accurate rumours, the unlikely rumours and the ‘not a chance in hell that’s happening’ rumours. This summer has been no different and therefore we bring you ten of the worst transfer rumours to hit the press this transfer window.