Southgate in the driving seat?
Thursday's managerial and transfer stories from the paper and web
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.
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.