Boro's Carabao Cup quarter-final clash against Burton Albion has the potential to be shown live on Sky Sports, depending on the outcome of Leicester City’s rearranged 4th round tie with Southampton.
Even though Boro are reportedly in pole position to land his signature, they are facing stiff competition from Leeds for the in-demand Aston Villa winger.
The striker was caught on Sky TV cameras going down far too easily, with his on-pitch behaviour earning him the ire of both critics and his manager.
Boro will be without defender Sam McQueen who tore a cruciate ligament in his knee in Wednesday’s 1-0 win over Crystal Palace in EFL Cup.
A stunning first-half stoppage-time strike from Lewis Wing helped Boro overcome the Premier League side in a tightly contested game at the Riverside Stadium.
When it comes to recent history, omens are not bright for the Premier League side ahead of their Carabao Cup clash with Middlesbrough.
The on-loan defender from Wolves sounded upbeat as he spoke to the press in the build-up to his team’s clash with the Premier League side on Wednesday.
Middlesbrough FC are coming into this game on the back of a lackluster performance at the weekend, one in which an own goal by Jayden Bogle spared their blushes.
Wolves defender Danny Batth and Millwall midfielder George Saville have joined Boro on season-long loan deals.
Yannick Bolasie and Mo Besic have had talks with Middlesbrough FC ahead of loan moves.