Danny Graham joins Boro from Sunderland but Graham Dorrens deal falls through

BACK AT BORO: Hull City's Danny Graham tussles for the ball  with his former Boro team-mate James Morrison,at West Brom
BACK AT BORO: Hull City's Danny Graham tussles for the ball with his former Boro team-mate James Morrison,at West Brom

MIDDLESBROUGH have signed Danny Graham from Sunderland on loan but a deal for West Bromwich Albion’s Graham Dorrans has fallen through.

Graham, 28, has signed until the end of the season and rejoins the Teesside club six years after being released from Boro after he graduated from the Academy.

An unsuccessful loan spell at Premier League Hull City this season, where he has scored just once for Steve Bruce’s team, meant that Graham was surplus to requirements at the KC Stadium and the Stadium of Light.

Graham rejected Boro on last year’s January transfer deadline day, opting to move to Wearside in a £5 million switch from Swansea, but has strengthened Aitor Karanka’s forward options.

One player who won’t be moving to the Riverside is the Scottish attacking midfielder Graham Dorrans.

Boro chiefs had contacted West Brom today and had discussed a transfer but a deal has fallen through.