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Report: Three players who could leave Middlesbrough this month

Grant Leadbitter of Middlesbrough celebrates scoring his teams first goal of the game during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Middlesbrough at Old Trafford on...

Middlesbrough boss Tony Pulis looks set to offload a number of his first-team players this month.

Ashley Fletcher of Middlesbrough runs with the ball during The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Middlesbrough and Brighton at Riverside Stadium on January 27, 2018 in...

According to the Northern Echo, Middlesbrough could be set to offload Ashley Fletcher, Rudy Gestede and Grant Leadbitter this month.

Boro boss Tony Pulis is said to be open to selling a number of first-team players, as he looks to re-shape his squad at the Riverside Stadium.

Pulis has come under pressure from Middlesbrough fans, with his style of play once again drawing some criticism.

 

Middlesbrough are in fifth place in the Championship table, but a recent run of poor results has led to Pulis wanting to make some alterations.

Even top scorer Britt Assombalonga could be up for grabs, but Boro do not expect to receive the sort of fee the expect for the rapid forward.

Grant Leadbitter of Boro in action during the Premier League match between Middlesbrough and Manchester United at Riverside Stadium on March 19, 2017 in Middlesbrough, England.

Assombalonga is regarded as a £15 million player for Middlesbrough, and few Championship sides can afford that sort of fee.

Gestede’s, Fletcher’s and Leadbitter’s departures from the Riverside Stadium are far more likely though.

And it seems that Boro are more than willing to listen to offers for the experienced trio, as they look to raise some funds.

Rudy Gestede (R) of Middlesbrough celebrates scoring during The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Middlesbrough and Sunderland at the Riverside Stadium on January 6, 2018 in...

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