Middlesbrough transfer round-up: Darren Randolph linked with return to West Ham United and Wolverhampton Wanderers' defender Cameron John discusses future amid rumours

Goalkeeper Darren Randolph could soon be on his way out of Middlesbrough as the club tries to combat potential financial fair play issues – according to reports.

Monday, 9th December 2019, 4:45 pm
Updated Monday, 9th December 2019, 4:53 pm
MIDDLESBROUGH, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Darren Randolph of Middlesbrough celebrates his team's second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Middlesbrough and Hull City at Riverside Stadium on November 24, 2019 in Middlesbrough, England. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

The Republic of Ireland international goalkeeper has been linked with a return to former club West Ham United with Boro needing to lessen their wage bill in order to bring players in, according to TEAMtalk.

Randolph is one of the higher earners at Middlesbrough and their current playing budget is threatening to break FFP rules.The club remains confident that they will not go over budget or face any potential sanctions.

Elsewhere, Wolverhampton Wanderers defender Cameron John has discussed his future as he continues to impress on loan in League Two with Doncaster Rovers.

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John is contracted at Wolves until next summer after his parent club took the option to extend his deal by a further year. He has been linked with a move to Middlesbrough as well as Premier League sides Crystal Palace and Leicester City.

When discussing a potential move, the 20-year-old told Doncaster Free Press: “I don’t take any notice.

“I’m just here to play football at the end of the day so I can’t be worrying about outside noise.

“I’ve heard about it, people have told me, and it’s nice to hear. But in the present I’m here to play games, to play football and hopefully I just keep performing well.

“Whatever happens in January or in the summer, that's what happens. But I’m here for the season so I’m just looking forward to that and hopefully just doing well here.”