Boro relief as Burnley end pursuit of defender
Reports reveal that Burnley are unlikely to make a move for highly-rated Boro defender Dael Fry.
The Clarets have been linked with a move for the 22-year-old all season with a transfer bid rebuffed by Boro last summer.
Burnley returned in the January transfer window with two fresh bids that were also rejected by Boro, who view the defender as a key part of their future plans.
According to Sam Rourke of Football League World, the current state of Burnley finances means that the Premier League club are unlikely to sanction a big move for the defender in the summer.
Boro have placed a price tag of around £25 million for the defender, although it is understood that Fry is not demanding a transfer, with the defender happy at the Riverside Stadium.
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Boro are stretched financially and it will be interesting to see if they reduce their valuation of Fry in the summer to bring much needed funds.