Former Middlesbrough striker impressed with club's ambition.
Former Middlesbrough striker Mido
Middlesbrough have signed Victor Valdes and Maarten de Roon, and are pursuing deals for Alvaro Negredo, Adnan Januzaj and Neven Subotic among others.
Commenting on Twitter, Mido said he believes the club is setting itself up for success this coming campaign.
I can see a lot of work has been done early @Boro ..good luck to them and I hope they have a great season!!— Mido (@midoahm) July 16, 2016
Middlesbrough won promotion back to the top flight last season after finishing second in the Championship, having fallen in the play-offs the previous year.
Middlesbrough's Jordan Rhodes celebrates
They spent big to secure their spot, buying Jordan Rhodes from Blackburn Rovers mid-season, and are evidently determined not to simply fall straight back down.
Manager Aitor Karanka is looking at players with experience playing in the top flight various countries, tooling up for a tricky battle ahead in what could be one of the most competitive divisions in the Premier League for years.
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka