Boro head into the game having beaten Shrewsbury Town 4-3 in the EFL Cup last weekend, and Neil Warnock will be looking for his defence to tighten up against the Hornets. Meanwhile, the club continues to chase a number of transfer targets. Here's all the latest news and gossip from the Championship.
Middlebrough close to securing Premier League transfer deal, Brentford join race for €6m in-demand goalkeeper - Championship gossip
Middlesbrough get their 2020/21 Championship season underway in just a couple of days time, when they take on recently-relegated Watford in what should be an enthralling Friday night opening encounter.
By Richie Boon
Published 9th Sep 2020, 07:45 GMT
Updated 9th Sep 2020, 07:56 GMT
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