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Middlesbrough boss has message for fans after West Ham defeat

Middlesbrough remain just four points above the Premier League drop zone following Saturday’s 3-1 home defeat to impressive West Ham.

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Middlesbrough's Calum Chambers keeps close to Watford's Younes Kaboul

Middlesbrough boss hails defender after Watford draw

Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka was pleased with a point as he bids to keep his newly-promoted club in the top flight.

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Stewart Downing can leave Middlesbrough – if deal is right

Middlesbrough head coach Aitor Karanka has told Stewart Downing he can only leave Teesside this month if the deal is right for the club.

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Grant Leadbitter celebrates. Picture by Tom Collins

Middlesbrough boss inspires team to see off Owls

Aitor Karanka delivered a half-time rocket to inspire 10-man Middlesbrough to an FA Cup third-round victory over Sheffield Wednesday.

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Middlesbrough head coach Aitor Karanka. Picture by Tom Collins.

Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka still keen on Borussia Dortmund defender Subotic

Middlesbrough could be set for a change of defensive personnel, following the capture of striker Rudy Gestede from Aston Villa.

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Middlesbrough goalkeeper Brad Guzan saves a late header from Leicester City's Leonardo Ulloa.

Middlesbrough interested in signing Aston Villa striker Rudy Gestede after dour goalless draw with Leicester

Aitor Karanka evaded questions regarding Middlesbrough’s interest in signing Aston Villa striker Rudy Gestede after his side’s dour goalless draw against Leicester.

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Boro's Antonio Barragan is suspended for the visit to Manchester United. Picture by Tom Collins

Karanka ponders Barragan replacement for Manchester United trip

Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka is mulling over a replacement for suspended right-back Antonio Barragan in tomorrow’s tricky Premier League trip to Manchester United.

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Andre Gray celebrates Burnley's winner

Middlesbrough boss frustrated by Burnley defeat

Middlesbrough dropped beneath Burnley in the Premier League table as a result of their loss at Turf Moore, with Boro boss Aitor Karanka fuming about the manner of the goal they conceded.

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Burnley-Middlesbrough: Boro ready for massive game says Marten De Roon

Marten De Roon hopes Middlesbrough can complete a hat-trick of Premier league wins against rival sides at the lower end of the table.

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Alvaro Negredo slams home his fine opening goal for Middlesbrough against Swansea last weekend. Picture by Tom Collins

Alvaro Negredo fired up for Boro’s festive programme

Striker Alvaro Negredo goes into the festive programme in good spirits, determined to help Middlesbrough keep clear of the Premier League drop zone.

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Alvaro Negredo opens the scoring for Boro

Middlesbrough boss delighted with key win against Swansea

Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka saluted the importance of Gaston Ramirez after he inspired Saturday’s crucial 3-0 Premier League win over fellow strugglers Swansea City.

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Middlesbrough's George Friend

George Friend could return to Middlesbrough’s starting line-up for the vital Premier League clash with fellow strugglers Swansea.

George Friend could return to Middlesbrough’s starting line-up for today’s vital Premier League clash with fellow strugglers Swansea (KO 3pm).

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Ben Gibson tries to halt Sadio Mane at the Riverside. Picture by TOM COLLINS

Ben Gibson: Middlesbrough-Swansea a huge game for Boro in Premier League

Middlesbrough have to forget their chastening defeat at the hands of Liverpool – but learn from a ‘harsh lesson’.

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Boro's Viktor Fischer brings down Sadio Mane. Picture by TOM COLLINS

Middlesbrough-Swansea is THE crucial game for Boro

Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka knows Saturday’s basement battle with Swansea City is THE game of the week at the Riverside Stadium.

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Southampton's Oriol Romeu (left) and Middlesbrough's Adama Traore battle for the ball

Middlesbrough boss sure goals will come

Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka bemoaned a lack of clinical finishing after watching his side go down 1-0 at Southampton.

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Middlesbroughs Adama Traore (left) and Chelseas NGolo Kante battle for the ball.

Middlesbrough boss not ruling anyone of before Southampton game

Middlesbrough’s attacking options could be stretched against Southampton with doubts over Alvaro Negredo, Gaston Ramirez and Jordan Rhodes.

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Gaston Ramirez scores the only goal of the game

Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka thrilled by 1-0 win over Hull City

Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka hailed a “massive” three points for his side after Gaston Ramirez headed the only goal of the game to sink Hull at the Riverside Stadium.

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Middlesbrough boss looking for win against Hull

Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka believes bad luck has been responsible for his side’s sluggish start on their return to the Premier League - and warned his side to take nothing for granted against fellow strugglers Hull.

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Boro boss Aitor Karanka

Middlesbrough v Hull City: Karanka urges Boro to keep up momentum

Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka acknowledges that Monday night’s home Premier League clash with Hull City is a real six-pointer.

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Boro's Gaston Ramirez battles against Chelsea's David Luiz at the Riverside last month. Picture by Tom Collins.

Middlesbrough v Hull City: Boro boss Aitor Karanka’s thoughts on January transfer window

Relegation is not a concern to Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka and, as a result, he will not be investing heavily in the January transfer window.

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