Clarets Chasing George Friend
Burnley Football Club are chasing Middlesbrough defender George Friend who was one of Boro’s most consistent performers in recent seasons, Friend managed 27 appearances for the Premier League side last season.
Friend could be looking for a move away from the Riverside at the moment having made an assessment of the Middlesbrough squad last month after indicating all was not within the dressing room throughout a fractious campaign last season.
The defender had a largely frustrated Premier League season with a number of niggly injuries, however Sean Dyche is looking to give him a swift return to the top flight. New Middlesbrough manager Garry Monk is keen to assess all of his new squad before making an decisions about letting players leave the Riverside.