Ambitious Middlesbrough in 'advanced talks' with Alvaro Negredo

Middlesbrough are reportedly close to signing former Manchester City striker Alvaro Negredo.

Monday, 11th July 2016, 9:16 am
Updated Monday, 11th July 2016, 10:21 am
Alvaro Negredo

Spanish football expert Guillem Balague has claimed on Twitter that the newly-promoted club are in "advanced talks" with Negredo.

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The 30-year-old joined Valencia on a permanent basis last summer after completing a season-long loan at the Mestalla Stadium.

Balague tweeted: "Ambitious @Boro in advanced talks with @AlvaroNegredo_7. IF terms + fee agreed with Valencia, most of Karanka's job would be done this early."