Middlesbrough are the favourites to win the Championship this season, and it’s not difficult to see why when you look at the strength that their squad possess.
The likes of Daniel Ayala, Stewart Downing and David Nugent are picked out as the Boro’s most important players and rightly so, they are the players that arguably have the most quality in Aitor Karanka’s side.
However there are a number of players that don’t get the credit that they deserve despite playing an important part in the Teessider’s promotion push.
Boro have strength in depth and when their best players are unavailable, they have players who are more than capable of stepping in for them, but they are underrated due to the pedigree of some of their team mates.
Here are Middlesbrough’s FIVE most underrated players…..
PRESS THE IMAGE BELOW TO SEE THE FIVE PLAYERS!