Here at the Transfer Tavern the Middlesbrough faithful are desperate for their club to avoid relegation from the Premier League and see this transfer window as key.
Aitor Karanka’s men have been largely impressive in this campaign; a strong defence has underpinned some of their best performances with away draws at Arsenal and Man City.
The Teesiders are well organised at the back and have conceded just 25 goals this season. Their impressive defender, Ben Gibson, is a key player at the club and has been courted by the Premier League’s elite.
Middlesbrough have secured the services of Rudy Gestede and Patrick Bamford in an attempt to add more fire power to the team; Boro have scored just 18 goals in the league this season, the lowest in the division.
For Karanka the brief is clear, avoid relegation and score more goals. Our landlord has overheard the concerned Boro fans in the Tavern recently and their two main thoughts ahead of the window are…
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