Boro suffer transfer setback as Derby County move for defensive target
Boro have suffered a transfer setback as Sheffield Wednesday's Morgan Fox has been linked with a move to Derby County.
A report by Football Insider claims that Derby County are plotting a move to sign the Sheffield Wednesday defender in the summer transfer window.
The 26-year-old left back had been linked with a move to Boro as defensive reinforcement.
It is understood that the defender is set to be a free agent in the summer and the Owls would find it tough to keep the 26-year-old ahead of next season.
A Derby County source told Football Insider that The Rams are in search of a new left-back and that Morgan Fox ticks the boxes.
Derby County scouts have provided "glowing reports" on Fox's performances for Wednesday the season.
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Boro had identified Fox as an ideal reinforcement for the defence, with Dael Fry, Ryan Shotton and Daniel Ayala all linked with moves away from the club this summer.