Alvaro Negredo and Fernando Llorente will surely leave Swansea City and Middlesbrough if they go down - and West Brom may be waiting to pounce.
Newcastle United are expected to be extremely active during the summer transfer window.
Leeds United could potentially be gearing up for a Premier League campaign this summer.
Despite having one of the best defences in the league, the club failed to sign the attacking players Karanka craved.
Alvardo Negredo's position at Middlesbrough proves how strong the appeal of the Premier League really is.
The now Middlesbrough striker was wanted by Spurs this time last year.
The Monday night Premier League action sees two north-east teams in need of points line up against each other at the Riverside.
The Boro striker was an aerial colossus as well as a clinician up front versus Leicester City.
Alvaro Negredo has only scored once since joining Middlesbrough.
We preview Middlesbrough's predicted line-up to face Chelsea this weekend.