Harper and Shorey To Join Boro
Gareth Southgate could spend upto £8 million before transfer deadline day on Monday. James Harper is currently having a medical with Boro.
Reading midfielder James Harper is understood to be having a medical with Middlesbrough FC ahead of a £5 million move, to be paid in instalments to Reading FC.
James Harper's former team mate, Nicky Shorey, has also been linked with a move to Boro after falling out of favour at Aston Villa.
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Boro are hoping a loan deal can be agreed with Shorey but Aston Villa are holding out for a fee of £3 million.