Middlesbrough are chasing Reading midfielder James Harper after missing out on Ben Watson.
Ben Watson has signed for Wigan for £2 million from Crystal Palace.
Middlesbrough FC will face West Ham United in the FA Cup.
Boro beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-1 in the FA Cup, with goals coming from Afonso Alves and Marvin Emnes.
Gareth Southgate has given up on target Ben Watson, admitting that the player is set to join Wigan FC.
Boro target Ben Watson is on the verge of joining Wigan FC.
Mido has joined Wigan on loan until the end of the season.
It is understood that Wigan are in talks with Boro target Ben Watson.
Boro have agreed a fee of £2 million with Crystal Palace for Ben Watson, but a second club have come in for the midfielder.
Gareth Southgate has signed Marlon King until the end of the season on loan.