Middlesbrough closing in on St Gallen goalkeeper

Middlesbrough closing in on St Gallen goalkeeper

Middlesbrough have reportedly made an offer for the St Gallen goalkeeper according to reports.

Local tabloid Tagblatt claims that Boro have identified Dejan Stojanovic as the ideal replacement for West Ham bound Darren Randolph.

It is understood that the club have made an official offer for the stopper who has less than six months left in his contract.

The offer is said to have been accepted by the club, with St Gallen Sporting Director Alian Sutter keen to complete the deal as soon as possible.

"The sooner, the better. But there are no more reports to be had from me," Sutter recently said when asked about the deal.

A deal for Stojanovic would put a different perspective for Middlesbrough with Aynsley Pears currently poised to take over from Randolph. It is unknown whether Woodgate wants Stojanovic to be the first choice stopper or come in as a backup keeper.

Randolph, meanwhile is said to be in the final stages of his proposed move to West Ham United with delays due to injury concerns. The 32-year-old has not played since November due to a niggling ankle injury but is expected to complete the move by next week.

The Stojanovic transfer is one that we will monitoring in the coming days as we reach the middle of the transfer window.

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