Viktor Fischer and Victor Valdes are set to be fit enough to return to the Boro squad, however Antonio Barragan and Gaston Ramirez are likely to miss out.
Premier League football returns this weekend as Middlesbrough FC travel to Watford on Saturday afternoon.
Middlesbrough move for Fulham outcast
Middlesbrough hope that the lack of playing time under Claudio Ranieri could force the midfielder to move.
Former Boro striker linked with Barcelona switch
The 32-year-old striker is currently plying for La Liga side Girona, having scored 12 league goals already this season.
Tony Pulis reveals two clauses in Conor Ripley’s Preston move
The 25-year-old goalkeeper, who was on loan at Accrington Stanley prior to his move, made a permanent move to Preston last week.
Boro express an interest in Dutch defender
Reports suggest Middlesbrough FC are eying up a move for the 22-year-old Dutch defender.