Boro are in talks with West Ham United over brining in striker Jordan Hugill on loan to The Riverside, according to Sky sources.
The 26-year-old joined West Ham United in the January transfer window for £9.5 million, however has only made three appearances.
The former Preston North End player was born in Middlesbrough, and is set to return to his hometown on a season long loan.
Meanwhile, Boro remain in discussions with Everton winger Yannick Bolasie as they hope to persuade him to move to the Championship.
The 29-year-old has been told he’s surplus to requirements at Everton having signed for £25 million in August 2016.
Boro are discussing the option of a permanent transfer, as well as a loan with a view to making the deal permanent.