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Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson has been called up by England ahead of Sunday's World Cup qualifier with Lithuania.

Steve McClaren has dismissed reports suggesting he could be interested in the vacant managerial position at former club Middlesbrough.

Steve Agnew hailed the fighting spirit in the Middlesbrough side and believes they are capable of going on a winning run.

Middlesbrough chairman Steve Gibson could turn to a proven firefighter as he plots the way forward after sacking Aitor Karanka.

Middlesbrough assistant boss Steve Agnew will take over first-team affairs following the sacking of Aitor Karanka on Thursday morning.

Middlesbrough appear to be back on the trail of Lyon winger Rachid Ghezzal after posting scouts at his club's last two matches.

Stewart Downing is refusing to give up on his Middlesbrough career despite a training ground disagreement with manager Aitor Karanka.