Boro have turned down a £4.5 million offer from Portsmouth FC for midfielder Gary O'Neil.
Norwich City have signed Boro defender Jonathan Grounds on a two-month loan deal.
The transfer window is not even a week old and it already feels like it has been open for a lifetime as the ongoing ‘will he - won’t he?’ saga surrounding Stewart Downing’s bid to jump the Boro ship for Spurs looks set to rumble on.
Boro have stated again that no senior players will be sold in the January transfer window.
But Boro Chairman, Steve Gibson states that "none of our senior players will be leaving the Riverside Stadium this month."
Seb Hines has joined Derby County on a month-long loan.
Stewart Downing's written transfer request has been rejected and Boro state Gary O'Neil will not be leaving the club.
Press Association reports claim that Tottenham Hotspurs target, Stewart Downing will hand in a written transfer request on Monday.
Middlesbrough FC Chief Executive Keith Lamb has accused Spurs of making a "derisory offer" for Stewart Downing.
Mido has been voted the Player of Year 2008, with 67% of the votes.