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With just over a week of the transfer window remaining, Middlesbrough and their Championship rivals are still searching for new additions.

Wednesday, 1st August 2018, 8:43 am
Updated Wednesday, 1st August 2018, 8:53 am
This goalkeeper has been linked with Middlesbrough

And reports today suggest that Tony Pulis could be set to rival several Premier League sides for the signature of a lower league gem.

READ: Patrick Bamford has this message for Middlesbrough fans after joining LeedsElsewhere, there are updates on a host of other clubs from around the second tier as the big kick-off approaches.

This goalkeeper has been linked with Middlesbrough

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Here's the rumours doing the rounds today:

Middlesbrough are one of several clubs linked with Gillingham goalkeeper Tomas Holy. The 26-year-old giant, who joined the Gills after being released from Sparta Prague, caught the eye with a string of impressive performances last season. Arsenal, Crystal Palace, West Ham, Everton, West Brom and Middlesbrough are all said to have watched Holy in recent weeks as they debate a move (Teamtalk)

MORE: Middlesbrough 'close in' on £7m striker swoopGoalkeeper Stefanos Kapino is set to leave Nottingham Forest after just six months at the club, with the Greek international in talks with Weder Bremen (Nottingham Post)

However, Forest could move swiftly to replace him having been linked with a swoop for free agent Luke Steele (Sun)

Leeds United could be set to launch a bid for Brentford midfielder Ryan Woods, although the £6m-rated enforcer has also been linked with Swansea and West Brom (Yorkshire Post)

RUMOURS: Boro linked with a swoop for £2.5m ex-Barcelona manChelsea striker Tammy Abraham is wanted by Aston Villa on a season-long loan, but the striker is keen to stay in the Premier League (Mail)

Sheffield United defender Jack O'Connell is still being courted by Brighton, who have reportedly upped their bid to £8m (Yorkshire Post)

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is keen to send Ben Woodburn on a season-long loan to Sheffield United as he eyes more game time for the youngster (Sun)

Millwall look set to sign Jiri Skalak from Brighton - despite some late interest from Championship rivals Hull (Yorkshire Post)