Boro linked to Aston Villa striker Jonathan Kodjia

Boro are set to make a bid for Jonathan Kodjia having missed out on the signing of Martyn Waghorn.

Boro linked to Aston Villa striker Jonathan Kodjia

Football Insider sources understand that Tony Pulis is keen to add to his attacking options after missing out on Ipswich’s Martyn Waghorn to Derby County.

According to the report, Pulis is understood to be an admirer of Kodjia and would be keen to add him to the Boro squad before the end of the Transfer Window.

The Ivory Coast international has had a difficult 12 months after suffering two serious ankle injuries which forced him to undergo surgery.

Kodjia made four appearances for Villa last season, but in his debut season in 2016/2017 he scored 19 goals in 36 games.

Boro hold talks with players following confrontation at Newport

Boro hold talks with players following confrontation at Newport

Multiple claims of the players confronting fans at the Newport game emerged on social media which forced Boro to take action.

"They get paid good money to play a game of football" - Tony Pulis

Middlesbrough manager Tony Pulis pulled no punches in the aftermath of seeing his team dumped out of the FA Cup by League Two side Newport.

Confused right now: Will the real Middlesbrough Football Club please stand up?

Confused right now: Will the real Middlesbrough Football Club please stand up?

I can honestly say I’ve never been so confused about how I feel right now.

George Saville bullish after Middlesbrough win at West Brom

George Saville bullish after Middlesbrough win at West Brom

Middlesbrough manager Tony Pulis also expressed his appreciation for the striker Britt Assombalonga who played a crucial role in the comeback.