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Premier League Giants Lining Up Move For Boro Teenager

Manchester United are monitoring Middlesbrough winger Marcus Tavernier, according to reports in the English media. Scouts from the Premier League club have been sent to watch the 19-year-old over the past month as United look to strengthen their youth ranks. Tavernier initially struggled for game time under manager Tony Pulis this season but has begun …

REPORT: Middlesbrough Lining Up Deal To Sign Former Chelsea Striker

Middlesbrough are keen on signing Udinese forward Stipe Perica, according to reports in Italy. The Croatian spent three years at Chelsea without playing a single game for the Blues before being sold to Udinese for £4m in 2016. Since moving to the Bianconeri on a permanent basis, Perica hasn’t really established himself as a first …

Smith Dismisses Talk That Ghanaian Winger Could Make January Switch To Middlesbrough

Aston Villa manager Dean Smith has quashed speculation that Albert Adomah will leave Villa Park in the January transfer window. Middlesbrough were keen to re-sign the winger in the summer but failed to agree personal terms with the player, leading to the deal collapsing. Speaking about Adomah’s future, Smith (who took over from Steve Bruce …

Pulis Outlines Middlesbrough’s Recruitment Plans For The January Transfer Window

Middlesbrough manager Tony Pulis says he is looking for a left-back and to improve the amount of pace in his team when the January transfer window opens. Boro have lost Sam McQueen with the Southampton loanee having returned to St Mary’s after undergoing surgery on an anterior cruciate ligament injury. The defender was stretchered off against Crystal …

Middlesbrough Reportedly Open Talks About Signing Bosnian International On Permanent Deal

Middlesbrough have begun talks about signing midfielder Mo Besic on a permanent basis, according to reports in the English media. The Bosnian international sealed a season-long loan switch to the Riverside at the end of August but Tony Pulis is keen to secure him for the long term. Besic has performed well in a Boro shirt …

Middlesbrough In Three Team Battle To Sign Irish Under 19 Ace

Middlesbrough have sent scouts to watch Bohemian striker Ali Reghba in action, according to reports in the UK. The 18-year-old has impressed since breaking through into the League of Ireland club’s first team earlier this season. Reghba made his first senior start against Peterhead in the Scottish Challenge Cup in early September. He then went on …

Newcastle Among Trio Of Clubs Looking To Lure Teen Sensation Away From Middlesbrough

Newcastle are looking to snap up Middlesbrough winger Bilal Brahimi on a professional contract, according to reports in France. The Teessider’s North East rivals are, however, not the only team interested in the teenager. Bundesliga side RB Leipzig and French club Rennes are also keen on the midfielder. Brahimi’s current deal expires in the summer, …

Middlesbrough Among Five Teams Who Failed In Loan Swoop For England U21 Ace

Middlesbrough were one of at least five teams interested in signing Liverpool striker Dominic Solanke on loan before the transfer window closed, according to reports. In addition to Boro, Premier League side Huddersfield Town, Scottish club Rangers, Ligue One outfit Lyon and Aston Villa were all looking to recruit the England Under 21 international. Liverpool …

Middlesbrough Vying With Villa To Sign Malian Winger On Free Transfer

Middlesbrough are interested in signing former Crystal Palace winger Bakary Sako, according to reports in the UK. However, Boro are not the only team interested in signing the 30-year-old with Aston Villa also keen on the Malian international. Manager Tony Pulis failed with deals for both Albert Adomah and Yannick Bolasie on deadline day last …

Middlesbrough Shelved Loan Deal After Winger Made Last Minute Demand

Middlesbrough turned down the chance of re-signing Aston Villa winger Albert Adomah on loan before the transfer window closed, according to the Birmingham Mail. Boro had agreed a season-long loan deal with the Midlands club for the 30-year-old, and the player was even travelling to Rockliffe Park to seal a move back to Teesside. However, …

Boro set to lose star player

Middlesbrough have announced the departure of Adama Traore to Wolves for a fee of £18million after the Premier League side activated his release clause. The 22-year-old is expected to complete his medical this week before officially joining after two years at Boro. Traore missed Boro’s opening game of the season with a shoulder injury, as …

Boro complete £10m sale of star striker

Boro announced this week that they have completed the sale of striker Patrick Bamford, who joins Leeds United on a deal that could rise to the £10m mark. The forward has put pen to paper on a 4-year-deal at Elland Road, and will leave the Riverside just 12 months after joining, where he made a …

Boro star rubbishes exit talk

Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson has insisted he is oblivious to any clubs making a bid for him, damning various reports as false. The 25-year-old has been heavily linked with a move away from Boro this summer, with Premier League outfits Everton and Southampton said to be keen on acquiring his services. But the defender has …

Middlesbrough star exits club after two years at the club

Middlesbrough have agreed a deal to allow left-back Fabio da Silva to leave the club and join French side FC Nantes. Fabio has spent two years at Boro since joining from Cardiff City, making 54 appearances for the club scoring two goals. The 28-year-old has signed a three-year deal at the Ligue 1 side, and …

Boro confirm Paddy McNair signing from Sunderland

Middlesbrough have officially completed the signing of Sunderland’s Paddy McNair. The former Manchester United defender signs for the Boro for a reported fee of around £5million, although the club has refused to disclose the actual amount. The club have beaten off Premier League competition and the highly-rated 23-year-old midfielder, who can also play in defence, …