Middlesbrough are weighing up a move for Queens Park Rangers goalkeeper Joe Lumley this summer transfer window with the stopper currently out of contract this summer in west London.
That is according to Football Insider, at least, who claim that Neil Warnock is looking to add to his goalkeeping options by bringing in the Rangers stopper.
The Hoops saw Seny Dieng become their established number one over the course of the season with him putting in a number of fine displays and that led him to being named the club’s joint player of the year.
Indeed, that has rather left Lumley playing second fiddle with two emergency loans earlier in the year his only real chance of first-team football, with a couple of appearances for Rangers towards the end of the season thrown in.
In those games he did a decent job, too, and if Dieng remains at QPR he may well be eager to move on, though contract negotiations with the R’s are also ongoing.
Lumley did a decent job at both Gillingham and Doncaster whilst he was solid when called upon for QPR towards the end of the season, with many pleased to see him doing that after some shaky moments in the past for Rangers.
He could well remain at the club if he inks a new deal to take him past this summer, of course, but if he fancies a shot elsewhere perhaps Middlesbrough will be the ones to offer him that platform.
Time will soon tell.