Middlesbrough’s return to the Premier League so far has gone pretty well, much to the delight of the Riverside side faithful propping up the bar.
The Boro fans in the Transfer Tavern are relaxing by the bar as it seems that Aitor Karanka can secure the club another year in the Premier League.
However, despite the side so far achieving their expectations, some players have not reached the standard that a Premier League club demands.
The biggest worry for every promoted club is if their current crop of players have the quality to win matches in England’s top competition, something that really can undermine your chances of staying up.
Raising performances levels against the so-called bigger teams is all well and good, though getting the sort of players to win on the rare occasions a newly-promoted side are genuinely expected to is crucial.
So here are TWO players that Karanka needs to axe in the coming week.
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