Southgate backed for top job

Gareth Southgate is favourite to be the new England manager
Gareth Southgate is favourite to be the new England manager

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

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.

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.