Southgate backed for top job

Tuesday's managerial and transfer stories from the newspapers and web

Tuesday, 28th June 2016, 10:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 28th June 2016, 11:03 am
Gareth Southgate is favourite to be the new England manager

The Sun: Gareth Southgate is the favourite to succeed Roy Hodgson as England boss.

Daily Star: Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger are also under consideration for the role.

Daily Mail: Chelsea are set to join Everton in the race to sign Belgium midfielder Axel Witsel from Zenit St Petersburg.

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Daily Mirror: The Blues also want to sign Real Madrid’s Spanish striker Alvaro Morata.

The Guardian: Crystal Palace have agreed a £31.6m fee with Marseille for Belgian striker Michy Batshuayi.

Daily Mail: Manchester City are set to beat Manchester United and Benfica to the £8m signing of winger Marlos Moreno from Colombian side Atletic Nacional.

Daily Mirror: Hull City are considering a move for Paraguay striker Raul Bobadilla, who is rated at more than £5m by his club Augsburg.