Boro reject Adam Reach bid from Sheffield Wednesday

Ipswich Town's Luke Chambers in action with Middlesbrough's Adam Reach

HITC Sport understands Middlesbrough not ready to do business.

Middlesbrough have shunned a £2million bid from Sheffield Wednesday for Adam Reach, HITC Sport understands.

Reach is a product of the club's famed youth academy, but it was believed he may be available after spending last season on-loan at Preston North End - where he did impress.

Preston's Adam Reach and Burnley's Stephen WardPreston's Adam Reach and Burnley's Stephen Ward

However, the 23-year-old - who has played over 60 first-team games for Boro - now looks as if he could yet have a future under Aitor Karanka.

Boro have recently lost James Husband to injury meaning they were lacking for cover, but Reach has emerged as a possible understudy for George Friend at left-back.

Middlesbrough manager Aitor KarankaMiddlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka

Reach is predominantly a left-winger but he play at full-back earlier in his career and Karanka feels he can still be used there - although his general form has also been hugely promising and it is understood that this is the reason Boro have resisted the offers for him.

As well as Wednesday, HITC Sport understands more than half-a-dozen Championship clubs have asked to take Reach on-loan, but the player himself is more than happy to try and battle for a first-team place in the Premier League.

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