The January transfer window is a week old already and there’s already been plenty of activity.
Plenty of clubs in the Championship have already made moves to strengthen their squads ahead of the second half of the season – something which seems to be having a knock-on effect on the rest of the division.
Middlesbrough have already been one of the most active after signing Patrick Roberts and Lukas Nmecha on loan from Manchester City.
There could be more coming through the doors at the Riverside Stadium, but likewise, we’re expecting some to be heading the other way.
Here are three deals that would make it the perfect January transfer window for Middlesbrough.