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Middlesbrough Eyeing Loan Deal For Premier League Midfield General

Middlesbrough are interested in taking Fulham midfielder Kevin McDonald on loan, according to reports in the English media. The Scottish international last played for the Cottagers against Wolves on Boxing Day, and manager Claudio Ranieri is said to be prepared to let the midfielder leave on a temporary basis. McDonald was a key player under …

Middlesbrough Vying With Two Clubs For £20m Rated Championship Ace

Middlesbrough are one of three clubs interested in signing Brentford striker Neal Maupay, according to reports in the English media. Boro have been joined by Aston Villa and Huddersfield Town in pursuing the 22-year-old, but the Bees forward may only be sold for a significant fee. Reports indicate that Brentford would demand in excess of …

Middlesbrough Confirm Loan Departure of £9m Danish Forward

Middlesbrough forward Martin Braithwaite has joined La Liga side Leganes on loan for the rest of the season. The Danish international handed in a transfer request in the summer before a deadline day switch to the Spanish side collapsed back in August. Braithwaite has now gotten his wish, and he will spend the next six …

Middlesbrough Closing In On First January Recruit With Pulis Targeting Dutch Winger

Middlesbrough are looking to secure Huddersfield Town winger Rajiv van la Parra on a season-long loan, according to reports in the local media. The Dutchman was originally targeted by Boro boss Tony Pulis in the summer, but their interest was knocked back by the Terriers. However, van la Parra has fallen down the pecking order …

Swansea Preparing Bid To Take £9m Rated Boro Outcast Off Pulis’s Hands

Swansea are considering a January bid for Middlesbrough forward Martin Braithwaite, according to reports in the UK. The Danish international has been unsettled at the Riverside Stadium since he was loaned out to Bordeaux by manager Tony Pulis for the second half of last season. Braithwaite submitted a transfer request during the summer to force …

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, …