Wednesday’s transfer stories from the newspapers and web
Daily Mail: Gareth Bale will be given a ‘contract for life’ at Real Madrid to make him one of the world’s best paid players.
The Times: Real’s re-signing of Alvaro Morata from Juventus means Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham will have a chance to bid for the Spanish striker.
Daily Mirror: Manchester United have bid £28m for Borussia Dortmund midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan.
The Sun: Manchester City hope to complete the £40m signing of German winger Leroy Sane amid interest from Bayern Munich.
The Times: Leicester City are set to complete the £13m signing of Nice midfielder Nampalys Mendy.
Daily Telegraph: The Foxes have also rejected Liverpool’s £7m bid for defender Ben Chilwell.
Daily Mirror: Chelsea have bid £19.2m for Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly.
The Sun: Willian will sign a new contract at Stamford Bridge despite interest from Manchester United.
Daily Mail: Blackburn Rovers are in talks to sign Nick Powell following his release by Manchester United.