Premier League Transfer News May 30 2017: Manchester United, Chelsea, Manchester City and Arsenal Linked with Major Summer Moves

Former A.S. Monaco, now Manchester City, winger Bernardo Silva.
Bernardo Silva at Stade Louis II, Monaco, April 29. Silva has moved to Manchester City in the Premier League. Eric Gaillard/Reuters

The season may be over for Premier League clubs but in one sense, business is just beginning.

With the summer transfer window opening for English clubs on June 9, rumors and reports are gathering pace.

A select few clubs, like Manchester City, have started sealing deals even before the official start of the window. Bernardo Silva, the winger from A.S. Monaco, is a particularly eye-catching buy at a reported £43.6 million.

Here are the latest reports, rumors and news from May 30.

José Mourinho has a "pyramid structure" of summer transfer targets, according to the Manchester Evening News, with several players identified for each position of need.

United manager Mourinho wants Antoine Griezmann as his number one priority in attack. But he's also prepared to sanction bids for Everton's Romelu Lukaku and Andrea Belotti, should Griezmann prove too tricky to prise from Atletico Madrid.

Another of Mourinho's reported targets, Ivan Perisic, could end up being the rope in a tug-of-war between United and Chelsea. Sky Sports claims Mourinho has made an opening offer of £36 million for the 28-year-old but Antonio Conte would also like a left winger to provide competition within his squad as he seeks to defend the Premier League title.

Manchester City has been the title contender most active in the transfer market so far this summer but the Daily Mail reports on a possible outgoing transfer. Kelechi Iheanacho may be deemed surplus to requirements at Etihad Stadium with West Ham United interested, though City wants a buyback clause in case Iheanacho turns into a world-beating striker in east London.

Arsenal's transfer business will surely remain shrouded in uncertainty until the future of Arsène Wenger is sorted—possibly as early as a board meeting on Tuesday. Still, that uncertainty encompasses the futures of Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez too and the Daily Mirror reports Arsenal will make "one last push" at keeping them with two huge new contract offers.

Also in that Mirror report is the claim that Arsenal will move for Riyad Mahrez in the summer though should the Leicester City winger arrive it will surely be as a replacement for Ozil, as their skills are so similar.