Southgate in the driving seat?

Thursday's managerial and transfer stories from the paper and web

Thursday, 13th October 2016, 8:22 am
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 6:00 pm
Gareth Southgate is reportedly the preferred candidate for the England managerial role

Daily Mail: Gareth Southgate is the FA’s preferred candidate to become England manager.

Daily Mirror: Scotland boss Gordon Strachan could resign before they meet England next month.

Cadena Ser: Gareth Bale is about to sign a new deal until 2022 with Real Madrid.

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Sport: Bale’s team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo is set to pen a new five-year contract.

Daily Mirror: Manchester United could look to offload Wayne Rooney in the summer – but may have to pay off the 20 months left on his contract.

Daily Telegraph: Liverpool are setting a limit on how much they pay academy players; their 17-year-old first year professionals will earn a maximum of £40,000 per year.