Ranieri rewarded with new contract

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has agreed a new deal with the Premier League champions

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has agreed a new deal with the Premier League champions

Wednesday’s managerial and transfer news from the papers and web

Daily Mirror: Claudio Ranieri has agreed a new deal with Leicester City which doubles his salary to £3m a year.

Daily Mail: The Premier League champions have bid £23m for Santos’ Brazilian striker Gabriel Barbosa.

Daily Star: Arsenal will offer £30m for Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony.

The Times: However, the Gunners failed to agree new deals with Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil over the summer.

The Guardian: Crystal Palace are close to signing Liverpool striker Christian Benteke for a club record fee.

Daily Mirror: Benteke will move for £32m with Palace also lining up a deal for Welsh striker Hal Robson-Kanu.

Daily Mail: Palace forward Yannick Bolasie is a £25m target for Everton; the deal would see Oumar Niasse go the other way on loan.

Daily Star: Sunderland boss David Moyes is eyeing an £8m bid for Norwich City striker Steven Naismith.