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Middlesbrough's Adama Traore has reportedly emerged as a target for Chelsea while Bojan could be leaving Stoke for the Riverside.

According to reports in England, Middlesbrough are planning an ambitious bid for Everton winger Gerard Deulofeu.

Chelsea have recalled striker Patrick Bamford from his loan spell at Burnley, with Middlesbrough reported to be his next destination.

Tom Cleverley went closest to breaking the deadlock as Watford were held to a goalless draw by well-organised Middlesbrough.

Watford go into Saturday's home clash with Middlesbrough without a win in their last five Premier League matches.


Middlesbrough head coach Aitor Karanka says he will not stop Stewart Downing leaving this month if the winger wants to go.

It's 16th v 14th at Turf Moor on Boxing Day as Burnley host Middlesbrough, with the Clarets knowing a win will take them above Boro.

Middlesbrough and Liverpool will both be looking to bounce back from disappointing results when they clash at the Riverside Stadium.

Southampton will be looking to bounce back from their midweek European disappointments when they host Middlesbrough on Sunday.

EFL Cup semi-finalists Hull make the trip up the east coast to face an improving Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium on Monday.