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Middlesbrough’s Aitor Karanka warns Ben Gibson off dreaming of England call

West Bromwich Albion's Salomon Rondon in action with Middlesbrough's Adam Clayton and Ben Gibson

Aitor Karanka has warned Ben Gibson to concentrate solely on his Middlesbrough performances and not allow himself to become distracted by mounting talk of an England senior call-up. It would be no surprise were Sam Allardyce to name the Under-21 centre-half in his next squad, particularly as Gibson is that most prized defensive commodity – a left-footer.



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Evercore appoint new senior MD

Evercore have announced that Dimitrios Georgiou has joined the Firm’s Investment Banking business as a Senior Managing Director. Georgiou will be based in London and will focus on advising clients on M&A and capital-raising assignments in the Industrials and Services sectors.