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‘Better than what we’ve got’ – Many Middlesbrough fans react as latest signing edges closer

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Middlesbrough are closing in on the signing of Sammy Ameobi, sources have exclusively told Football League World.

The 29-year-old’s is on the lookout for a new club after leaving Nottingham Forest upon the expiry of his contract, after making 81 appearances for the Reds.

Ameobi, who scored three goals for Forest last season, is now available to sign on a free transfer, with Boro now understood to be closing in on the winger.

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Football League World have exclusively been told that a move to the Riverside is in the offing for Ameobi, with Boro set to win the race for the powerful attacker, who has also been linked with Birmingham.

Ameobi is no stranger to the North East and Middlesbrough in particular, having joined the club on loan from Newcastle United in February 2013.

Eight years later, he looks set to return to the club aiming to make an impression in the Championship, after a largely impressive two years at Forest.

Boro are in the market for attacking reinforcements, with Marvin Johnson and Nathaniel Mendez-Laing leaving the Riverside at the end of last season.

Here, we take a look at how fans reacted to the latest news…


Nottingham-based journalist who regularly covers Nottingham Forest home and away.

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Article title: ‘Better than what we’ve got’ – Many Middlesbrough fans react as latest signing edges closer

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