Middlesbrough are set for an extremely busy end to the window after a flurry of late deals has left their squad looking short in key areas.
Key centre-back Ben Gibson completed a move to Burnley, whilst Adama Traore has signed for Wolves, with the pair following Patrick Bamford out the door after he moved to Leeds United.
That means Tony Pulis should be able to secure some big deals but time is running out and he needs to add real quality to replace three very good players.
With four points from their opening two games, Boro have shown they have a good base to build on and Pulis is a manager that knows exactly what he wants and how to get out this league.
So, with the right additions the Teesside outfit could easily be competing for automatic promotion next May.
And, here we look at two deals the experienced boss needs to get over the line before the deadline…
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