Middlesbrough will look ahead to the summer transfer season as a time of regrouping and hope. Their 2021/22 Championship season ended with a seventh place finish - just missing out on play offs for promotion.
However, it’s been a season of positives for the Northern side, making it to the FA Cup quarter finals and accumilating 20 wins and 10 draws in league.
Stoke City boss Michael O'Neill has hinted that Benik Afobe and Peter Etebo, who cost £18m between, could leave the club this summer, as the Potters continue to try and cut their wage bill. (Stoke Sentinel)
6. Hull City plot summer raid for ex-Sampdoria midfielder
The Tigers are hopeful of attracting the Brazilian international, Fernando Martins, over the summer and are said to have made ‘formal contact’. Fernando only joined his current side, Antalyaspor, in January but has already made 17 appearances, scoring four times and adding four assists. (the72)
Barnsley are said to have made an approach for Cheltenham Town manager Michael Duff. The 44-year-old, who spent 12 years of his playing career with Burnley, looks to be a key candidate to be fill the vacant managerial role at Oakwell for the 2022/23 campaign. (GloucesterLive)
8. Ex-Wigan Athletic star could join Europa League finalists
Rangers and Norwich City are both said to have an interest in ex-Wigan Athletic star Cedric Kipre. The £1m West Brom defender looks set to leave the club this summer, after falling out of favour with his manager Steve Bruce. (NorfolkLive)