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This is EVERY player Middlesbrough are tipped sign in the next two transfer windows - according to Football Manager

We're set for a lengthy wait until Middlesbrough can, we must hope, resume their campaign, and look to continue fending off the threat of relegation in a tightly-packed table.

In the meantime, record numbers of football fans have been taking to Football Manager to get their fix. For a bit of fun, we've fired up the popular management sim and sent the game into the future, to have a peek at who Boro are predicted to sign over the next two transfer windows.