Should Neil Warnock look to free agents to help his Middlesbrough side? (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

The free agents who could help struggling Middlesbrough including ex-Arsenal midfielder, ex-Liverpool defender and a Celtic target

Middlesbrough’s early season woes continued on Saturday when they were edged out by Reading at the Madejski Stadium.

Monday, 27th September 2021, 4:51 pm

Boro slipped to their fourth defeat of the season when Alen Halilovic bundled home 10 minutes into the second half before Matt Crooks was sent off for a questionable foul on Royals goalkeeper Luke Southwood.

It leaves the mood on Teesside a somewhat forlorn one as Neil Warnock’s side struggle at both ends of the pitch.

While injuries have taken their toll on Warnock’s side in the early stages of the season, Boro’s squad has been called into question in recent weeks.

But how can Warnock solve his current crisis on Teesside?

With the transfer window firmly slammed shut the free agent market remains the only way for any fresh faces to be brought into the Riverside and with that in mind we take a look at some of the current free agents Boro could target to help them out of their slump.

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