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Live Transfer Blog: Rumours and deals from EPL, La Liga and rest of Europe - 2nd June

All the Rumours and confirmed deals from the best and the worst of Europe.
Updated: 02 June 2017 20:01 IST - Published: 02 June 2017 12:48 IST
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That's all we have in today's edition of the Live Transfer Blog, thank you for tuning in and have a good weekend. See you on the next edition, until then this is Nived Zenith signing off :)
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Kelechi Iheanacho's agent has reportedly confirmed that he will leave Manchester City and is in advanced talks with West Ham according to Manchester Evening News.
Iheanacho looks likely to move in search of more playing time
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Besiktas have made an offer to Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva according to reports in Turkey. The midfielder is currently the longest serving member of the Reds squad but is without a contract at the end of the season. Lucas is reportedly demanding a salary of £4.2M per season and the Turkish club can offer the added incentive of Champions League football. 
Lucas spent 10 years at Anfield!
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Chelsea target Dries Mertens has confirmed that he has no intention of leaving Napoli to play in the Premier League. The Belgian scored 33 goals last season and signed a three-year-deal last week with a buyout clause. "Yes there is a buy out clause. But I'm happy at Napoli and I want to stay. I really like Italy. I am good there and they treat me good," he said. "This season was really good. I am gong to try and be even better next year," he added. 
Dries Mertens has sorted out his priorities!
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Everton are said to be in pole-position to sign Malaga forward Sandro Ramirez according to Sky Sources after Atletico Madrid failed to overturn their transfer ban. The 21-year-old has impressed in his first season with Malaga and will cost the Toffees around £5M. 
Ramirez scored 16 goals this season
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Arsenal are set to offer Mesut Ozil a new £280,000-a-week deal according to the Sun.
Ozil IN!
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RB Leipzig are closing in on the signature of 22-year-old Portuguese winger Bruma according to Kicker. Having already agreed personal terms with the player, the German side now need to get closer to Galatasaray's €18m valuation. 
Bruma is reportedly on the move
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https://twitter.com/AS_Monaco/status/870533005475008513

Radamel Falcao has extended his stay with Ligue 1 champions AS Monaco till 2020. REVIVAL! #ElTigre
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FC Barcelona are said to be in advanced talks with Manchester United target Nelson Semedo of Benfica according to A Bola. Ernesto Valverde has reportedly identified the attack minded right-back as Barcelona's solution to the problems down the right hand side. 

Wonder what Ronaldo thinks about this move!
Nelson Semedo has impressed with Benfica this season helping them achieve the domestic double!
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British website Daily Mail report that Manchester United are close to signing Benfica defender Victor Lindelof. United are about to bid £35 million for the 22-year-old Swedish international.
Victor Lindelof
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Manchester City have completed the signing of 22-year-old Monaco defender Benjamin Mendy for £39.8 million, according to The Sun. This is City's second transfer from Monaco after they signed Bernardo Silva earlier this summer. Mendy has agreed to a £100,000-a-week, four-year deal.

It's all about the money, money, money.
Benjamin Mendy
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The Sun claim that Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur are trying to land 17-year-old Fulham starlet Ryan Sessegnon. Liverpool have reportedly pulled out of the race for the English sensation.
Ryan Sessegnon
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According to Sky Sports, Roma rejected a £28 million bid from Liverpool for Egypt International Mohamed Salah. The Merseysiders have already made their first signing in the form of Chelsea youngster Dominic Solanke.
Mohamed Salah
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British media outlet The Guardian report that Arsenal have had a €100 million bid rejected by AS Monaco for Kylian Mbappe. The hottest prospect in world football is being chased by many of Europe's top clubs.

Waiting for a €100 million and a Euro bid from Arsene.
Kylian Mbappe
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According to BBC, Antoine Griezmann has decided to stay at Atletico Madrid despite Manchester United's interest in the French international. This comes on the back of reports yesterday which said Manchester United have cooled their interest in the La Liga star. 

The personification of a Transfer Saga. 
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ESPN are at it big time. This time it's a Manchester United rucksack of rumours, they want Andrea Belotti, Romelu Lukaku and Gareth Bale apparently. 

Think they forgot Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and <insert big name player>.
Gareth Bale
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The future of Virgil van Dijk has been the talk of the town for a while now (the town being the football fraternity, duh). Apparently, Manchester City have already made a bid of €50 million for the Dutchman, but Southampton are holding out for €60 million.

Liverpool are also said to be interested in the central defender, why won't they be, he plays for Southampton after all.
Virgil van Dijk
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Before we start with the host of rumour from all around Europe. Here are the two deals confirmed by Manchester City yesterday. 

Benfica have signed Benfica goalkeeper Ederson for a World Record fee of €40m. That would mean Joe Hart wll be moving at the end of the season. Also, Enes Unal has signed for Villarreal for a fee around €12m after his season long loan at Twente. 

Pep is on fire.