Brucie’s bonus for England

Steve Bruce is thought to want the England job immediately
Steve Bruce is thought to want the England job immediately

Thursday’s managerial and transfer news from the newspapers and web

The Sun: Sam Allardyce and Steve Bruce are both thought to want the England job immediately.

Daily Mirror: Laurent Blanc is also in the frame to succeed Roy Hodgson after leaving Paris St Germain.

The Times: Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is thought to be willing to discuss the England vacancy – in a year’s time.

Daily Mail: Ryan Giggs has turned down a reduced coaching role at Manchester United and will leave Old Trafford.

The Sun: Manchester City want to swap striker Wilfried Bony for Everton defender John Stones.

Daily Mail: Chelsea are open to offers of £60m for keeper Thibaut Courtois.

Daily Mirror: The Blues could find Real Madrid willing to offer £40m and Alvaro Morata for Eden Hazard.

Daily Telegraph: Liverpool have told Crystal Palace the asking price for Christian Benteke is £30m.

Daily Star: Palace will trigger the £13m release clause in Andros Townsend’s contract at Newcastle United.