Tony Pulis's Middlesbrough missed out on reaching the Championship play-off final following a 1-0 semi-final aggregate loss to Aston Villa.
Of the three promoted clubs, Middlesbrough currently look the best bet for Premier League survival.
With the transfer window now closed Niall Quinn feels West Ham United and Middlesbrough stand out from the crowd.
Former Manchester United full-back Fabio has joined Middlesbrough for £2 million.
Former Middlesbrough hero Franck Queudrue has been having his say on the club's return to the Premier League.