Wenger is the wanted man

Arsene Wenger is reportedly the number one choice to replace Roy Hodgson as England manager
Arsene Wenger is reportedly the number one choice to replace Roy Hodgson as England manager

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

Daily Star: Arsene Wenger is top of the FA’s list to replace Roy Hodgson as England boss.

Daily Mirror: England Under-21 manager Gareth Southgate could be interim boss for a year while the FA waits for the right candidate to become available.

Daily Mail: Tottenham will sign Marseille’s Belgian striker Michy Batshuayi.

The Guardian: On the other hand, Batshuayi will instead join Chelsea for an initial fee of £33.2m.

The Sun: Leicester City are in pole position to sign Republic of Ireland winger Robbie Brady from Norwich City for £12m.

Daily Telegraph: Spanish winger Nolito is flying in for talks on Wednesday as he closes in on a move to Manchester City.

Daily Mirror: Inter Milan honorary president Massimo Moratti has urged the club’s new Chinese owners to sign west Ham’s Dimitri Payet.

The Sun: Southampton are set to outbid Stoke City and pay £16m for West Brom’s Saido Berahino.

Daily Star: Middlesbrough could sign Newcastle United keeper Tim Krul as the Magpies prepare the £5m signing of Gent’s Matz Sels.