Thursday’s managerial and transfer news from the newspapers and web
The Sun: Sam Allardyce and Steve Bruce are both thought to want the England job immediately.
Daily Mirror: Laurent Blanc is also in the frame to succeed Roy Hodgson after leaving Paris St Germain.
The Times: Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is thought to be willing to discuss the England vacancy – in a year’s time.
Daily Mail: Ryan Giggs has turned down a reduced coaching role at Manchester United and will leave Old Trafford.
The Sun: Manchester City want to swap striker Wilfried Bony for Everton defender John Stones.
Daily Mail: Chelsea are open to offers of £60m for keeper Thibaut Courtois.
Daily Mirror: The Blues could find Real Madrid willing to offer £40m and Alvaro Morata for Eden Hazard.
Daily Telegraph: Liverpool have told Crystal Palace the asking price for Christian Benteke is £30m.
Daily Star: Palace will trigger the £13m release clause in Andros Townsend’s contract at Newcastle United.