Middlesbrough's Adam Clayton has impressed in the Championship so far this season.
Ashley Fletcher impressed in his first start of the season against Notts County last month but his Middlesbrough chances are few and far between.
Middlesbrough goalkeeping coach Jonathan Gould says that he spotted Liverpool summer signing Alisson when he was working for West Bromwich Albion.
Middlesbrough will play Norwich City, Bolton Wanderers, Swansea City and Hull City in their next four Championship matches.
West Bromwich Albion could reportedly sign both Wes Hoolahan and Bakary Sako to aid their Championship challenge.
Middlesbrough are unbeaten so far this season.
George Saville joined Middlesbrough from Millwall late last month.
Jordan Hugill joined Middlesbrough on loan late last month.
Middlesbrough sit joint-top of the Championship table after six games.
Paddy McNair joined Middlesbrough from Sunderland earlier this summer.
West Bromwich Albion's Chris Brunt is reportedly wanted by Middlesbrough.
Here are four points discussing current footballing issues. Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United, Middlesbrough and West Ham United feature.
Middlesbrough hope to name Tony Pulis as their new manager by the end of the week and, ideally, as early as Boxing Day, when Bolton Wanderers visit the Riverside.