Liverpool transfer rumours: Jonas Hector, Mattia De Sciglio in top three

Germany's Jonas Hector celebrates after scoring the winning penalty
Image: Will Liverpool make a move for Jonas Hector?

Which are the most credible Liverpool transfer rumours right now?

Sky Sports has teamed up with Football Whispers to bring you the latest transfer talk as Jurgen Klopp looks to strengthen his squad ahead of the new Premier League season.

Football Whispers have developed a unique algorithm to take all of the transfer rumours from across the globe and calculate the likelihood of them happening.

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They track transfer stories and give them a score out of 5.0, with the hottest Whispers closest to 5.0.

Here are the current top three:

1. Jonas Hector (Cologne) 4.2

Jonas Hector
Image: Hector linked with a move to Liverpool

Liverpool continue to be linked with the Germany international, with reports claiming a £20m bid could be on the way.

It has been suggested that the Reds are keen to sign the left-back as Jurgen Klopp remains unconvinced by Alberto Moreno.

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And, with the Spaniard picking up an injury in the Reds' final pre-season match in the United States, the Liverpool boss could be forced into the market.

2. Mattia De Sciglio (AC Milan) - 3.3

Mattia De Sciglio believes Italy can cause Germany problems in their Euro 2016 quarter-final
Image: Could Mattia De Sciglio be on his way to Merseyside?

Despite allaying those initial injury fears over Moreno, the question marks hanging over the full-back's suitability at Liverpool remain.

And it's those doubts that have seen Milan's dynamic left-back De Sciglio linked with a move to Merseyside. 

It has been reported that the Reds are readying a £16m bid for the Italy international, who has also attracted interest from Napoli.

3. Jetro Willems (PSV) - 2.0

PSV Eindhoven's defender Jetro Willems
Image: Jetro Willems says a number of clubs have been in touch

The 22-year-old Netherlands international is a former team-mate of Liverpool's newest signing, Georginio Wijnaldum, and holds his place in the top three.

Speaking after PSV's recent win over Feyenoord, Willems revealed that he could be leaving the club this summer.

"There are a number of clubs that have been in touch," the defender reportedly told Fox Sports.

Hottest Liverpool whispers - Thursday, August 4

Player Club FW rating (out of 5)
Jonas Hector Cologne 4.2
Mattia De Sciglio AC Milan 3.3
Jetro Willems PSV 2.0
Joao Mario Sporting 1.8
Ricardo Rodriguez Wolfsburg 1.5
Ludovic Blas Guingamp 1.1
Mahmood Dahoud B. Monchengladbach 1.1

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