Middlesbrough eyes Brazilian starlet to assist handle accidents on their backline

Middlesbrough FC finds itself in sixth place and in a playoff spot for promotion. Because the North Yorkshire-based membership eyes to take care of their playoff place for the rest of the season, they’ll want to enhance their squad. 

Over the summer time, Middlesbrough expressed curiosity in Flamengo ahead Rodrigo Muniz. Nevertheless, the transfer collapsed because the participant determined to signal for Fulham. Nonetheless, the Championship membership desires to buy within the Brazilian switch market once more.

In keeping with Brazilian outlet Torcedores (by way of The Northern Echo), Boro and Serie A facet Fiorentina are expressing curiosity in Sport Membership Internacional right-back Heitor Rodrigues.

The 20-year-old defender has made 64 appearances for the Brazilian membership, scoring one aim and registering seven assists. Middlesbrough wants assistance on their backline as they’re coping with accidents Anfernee Djiksteel, Marc Bola, Grant Corridor, and Dael Fry.

All 4 gamers are at present out of motion and unavailable for the subsequent few weeks; in the meantime, Darnell Fischer gained’t play a match for the membership this season after struggling a long-term knee damage.

If Middlesbrough desires to remain of their playoff spot, they’ll have to safe a deal for Rodrigues within the early elements of the January window to get him into their squad and assist fill among the holes on protection on account of damage.

Rodrigues’ contract expires in December 2022, so Internacional is more likely to promote the participant if the value is correct. On the subject of a doable worth, Transfermarkt places the participant’s worth at €3-million.

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