Middlesbrough are set to kick off their pre-season campaign this Saturday as they travel to Bishop Auckland’s Heritage Park.
They are then due to take on York City next Friday, before flying out to Portugal for a week long camp that will see them take on Braga on July 15.
They will then travel west to face League One side Morecambe on Tuesday 19 July, before they host Marseille on July 22.
Here are today’s rumours...
1. Italian club make contact over Reading star
Cagliari have been on contact with Reading as they look to snap up striker George Puscas. The striker spent the second half of last season on loan at Pisa last season, scoring eight goals in Serie B. (Tuttomercatoweb.com)
2. Blues winger heads to Spain
Birmingham City have confirmed the permanent departure of Ivan Sanchez to Real Valladolid. The 29-year-old spent the second half of last season on loan with the Spanish club, scoring two goals in 12 appearances. (Birmingham City FC)
3. US international to join Boro on loan
Middlesbrough have agreed a deal to sign Manchester City goalkeeper Zack Steffen on loan this summer. The 27-year-old only managed four appearances in all competitions last season. (90min)
4. Tottenham could 'pull out' of race for Boro defender
Tottenham Hotspur could potentially pull out of the race to sign Djed Spence if they don't reach a breakthrough soon. The 21-year-old has been linked with a move away from the Riverside Stadium for much of last season. (Football League World)