By Wayne Veysey

11th Aug, 2015 | 4:36pm

Rating the rumours: De Bruyne, Biglia, De Gea, Pedro

When it comes to transfers and other football stories, how do you separate fact from fiction? Football Insider addresses the current rumours and uses its sources to rate the big stories of today, and their likelihood to have happened or be happening.

Manchester City have made a second bid, worth £47million, for Wolfsburg playmaker Kevin De Bruyne. (Guardian) Football Insider rating: 9/10
Real Madrid have submitted a final £21.2m bid for Manchester United’s Spain goalkeeper David De Gea. (Daily Star) Football Insider rating: 2/10
Nicolas Gaitan’s agent Jorge Mendes is flying to England to finalise his client’s transfer from Benfica to Manchester United. (Abola) Football Insider rating: 4/10
Eva Carneiro’s place on the Chelsea bench is under threat after the club doctor’s role was significantly changed as part of a backroom shake-up by manager Jose Mourinho. (Telegraph) Football Insider rating: 7/10
Manchester United have agreed terms with Argentina defender Lucas Biglia, 29, and will sign him from Lazio for £17.7m. (Le10Sport) Football Insider rating: 3/10

Stoke will sign midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri from Inter Milan for £12million on Tuesday at the third attempt. (various) Football Insider rating 9/10
Tottenham are the favourites to sign FC Basel’s 18-year-old Swiss striker Breel Embolo for £10million. (Mirror) Football Insider rating 4/10
Nottingham Forest have accepted a £4million bid from Burnley for midfielder Henri Lansbury, who will hold talks with the Clarets in Lancashire on Tuesday. (Nottingham Post) Football Insider rating 8/10
Liverpool are willing to listen to offers for Lucas Leiva. (various) Football Insider rating 10/10
Everton will reject Chelsea’s offer of £30million for defender John Stones. (Mail) Football Insider rating 7/10
Manchester City have entered the race to sign Pedro from Barcelona by making an offer for the striker. (Marca) Football Insider rating 4/10