Blues' boss to back Bonucci bid?

Thursday's transfer news from the papers and web

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte wants to sign Leonardo Bonucci
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte wants to sign Leonardo Bonucci

Daily Telegraph: Roman Abramovich has told Chelsea boss Antonio Conte he is prepared to fund a £60m move for Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci.

The Times: Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez want £250,000 a week in wages to extend their deals at Arsenal.

The Sun: Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker is wanted by former club Hannover.

Daily Mirror: Gunners team-mate Shkodran Mustafi is determined not be affected by his £35m price tag after joining from Valencia.

Daily Express: Sunderland fear they will have to pay £10m to sign former Inter Milan midfielder Ricardo Alvarez if a Court of Arbitration ruling goes in the Italian club’s favour.

Daily Mirror: Burnley want Michael Keane to sign a new deal amid interest from Chelsea.

Cope: Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale have agreed new contracts with Real Madrid.

Daily Mail: Fernandinho is set to sign a two-year contract extension at Manchester City.