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Transfer News: Fulham Target Boro Marksman, Leeds Enter Race For Dutch Winger And Villa Scout In Demand Goalscoring Midfielder

Fulham have joined Sheffield United in pursuing a deal for Middlesbrough’s Britt Assombalonga, according to reports in England. The Cottagers are looking for possible options if Aleksandar Mitrovic is sold this summer, with West Ham said to be targeting the Serbian striker. Boro are likely to be open to selling Assombalonga with the Teessiders keen …

Round Up: Boro Eye Deal For Eredivisie Star, Sheffield United Prepare Shock £14m Swoop And Leeds Close In On Barca Forward

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Middlesbrough are interested in signing ADO Den Haag winger Sheraldo Becker, according to reports in the local media. The 24-year-old’s current contract with the Eredivisie club expires at the end of the season and he is available on a free transfer this summer. Becker has performed well this campaign, scoring eight goals and providing 11 …

Transfer Round Up: Blades Target £15m Rated Boro Marksman, Chelsea Secure Stoke Starlet And West Brom Eye ‘Next Ozil’

Sheffield United are interested in signing Middlesbrough striker Britt Assombalonga, according to reports in the local media. The 26-year-old is available this summer with Boro boss Tony Pulis ready to let the £15m rated forward leave despite topping the club’s goalscoring charts with 16 goals in all competitions this season. Chelsea have reportedly agreed terms …

Transfer News: Chelsea Starlet Set To Be Subject Of £4m Bids, Norwich Eye Ligue One Fullback and Italians Plan Blackburn Raid

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Chelsea midfielder Kasey Palmer is reportedly being pursued by both Norwich City and Sheffield United, following confirmation of their promotion to the Premier League. The 22-year-old is currently on loan at Bristol City where he has had a successful season, scoring five goals and contributing one assist in 35 appearances. Palmer could cost £4m with …

Round Up: Boro Keeper Could Be Sold For £10m, Norwich Interested In Dutch International, While Forest And Derby Eye Wigan Winger

Darren Randolph

Middlesbrough goalkeeper Darren Randolph could be sold for £10m to a Premier League team this summer, according to reports in the local media. The Republic of Ireland international has been in superb form this campaign, with many tipping him to be named the club’s player of the year. However, Boro will be under pressure to …

Round Up – Boro Could Lose Loanee To Turkey, Huddersfield Plan Swoop For Hull Ace And Wigan Star Is Targeted By Celtic

Mo Besic is interesting Fenerbahce and Besiktas ahead of the summer transfer window, according to reports. Middlesbrough manager Tony Pulis is hoping to make his loan from Everton permanent in the summer but the Bosnian international is said to be weighing up his options in light of interest from Turkey. Huddersfield Town are reportedly keen …

Transfer News – Bristol City To Make Summer Move For Boro Ace, Aberdeen Captain Holds Talks With Derby & Villa Target Vukovic

Bristol City remain interested in signing Middlesbrough striker Britt Assombalonga, according to reports in the local media. The Robins were looking at the 26-year-old during the January transfer window but Boro were not willing to sell up. Lee Johnson’s side are hoping that the Teessiders will be more receptive to a bid in the summer. …

Championship Round-Up – Boro Eye La Liga Starlet, Stoke Join Battle For Derby Star, And Villa Keep Tabs On French Keeper

Middlesbrough are looking to make a move for Celta Vigo forward Erik Bugarin, according to reports in Spain. The La Liga club have a number of impressive young players in their Under 17 side and Boro scouts have recommended the 16-year-old as a possible summer signing. Meanwhile, Stoke City have joined a host of Championship …

Two Clubs Preparing Summer Swoop For Out Of Contract Middlesbrough Star

Middlesbrough winger Stewart Downing is interesting both Rangers and Sunderland, according to reports in the local media. The 34-year-old will trigger an automatic contract extension if he starts one more league game this season, and with the player on sizeable wages, manager Tony Pulis has been asked to keep him on the bench. Downing would …

Liverpool Among Host Of Teams Pursuing Middlesbrough Starlet After Contract Talks Stall

Liverpool have joined Newcastle in pursuing Middlesbrough youngster Bilal Brahimi, according to reports in England. The 19-year-old has failed to agree a new deal at the Riverside Stadium and will likely leave Boro at the end of the season. Brahimi has been at the club for almost two years, having been signed from Portuguese team …

Middlesbrough Vying With Newcastle And Six Other Teams For National League Starlet

Middlesbrough are one of eight clubs interested in signing Hartlepool midfielder Josh Hawkes, according to reports in the UK. Newcastle, Burnley, Huddersfield, Sunderland, Sheffield United, Hull City and Barnsley are all said to have joined Boro in the race to sign the 20-year-old. Hawkes has been in excellent form in the National League this season, …

Spanish Speedster Tipped To Make Shock Return To Middlesbrough

Wolves winger Adama Traore could be returning to Middlesbrough just six months after leaving the Riverside stadium, according to reports in the UK. The 23-year-old was sold for £18m in the summer but he has struggled to convince manager Nuno Espirito Santo. Speaking about Traore earlier this month, Santo said that the wide man needed …

Middlesbrough Weighing Up Double Striker Raid On Championship Rival

Middlesbrough are interested in Birmingham pair Isaac Vassell and Che Adams, according to reports in the local media. Boro boss Tony Pulis is said to be lining up an offer worth up to £2m for Vassell before the transfer deadline. The 25-year-old has been sidelined with injuries over the past year and the Teessiders are …

Middlesbrough Beat Five High Profile Clubs To Signing Of Champions League Winner

Middlesbrough have confirmed the signing of former Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel. The 31-year-old was available on a free transfer after leaving Chinese Super League side Tianjin Teda earlier this month. Boro have secured Mikel on a deal until the end of the season, with the former Nigerian international having turned down five other clubs …

Middlesbrough must increase their goal scoring rate

Middlesbrough have got the best defensive record by far of any team in the Championship. With only 20 goals in total scored against them in all league matches this season – that’s 6 goals less than Leeds or Sheffield United, the two teams with the next lowest goals conceded records. The problem, however, is that …