Boro agree fee for Friend
Middlesbrough expect to conclude a deal to bring defender George Friend to the Riverside Stadium on Monday after agreeing a fee with Doncaster.
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The Teessiders have confirmed they have also negotiated personal terms with the 24-year-old.
A statement on Middlesbrough's official website on Friday evening said: "Boro have agreed a fee with Doncaster Rovers for the transfer of defender George Friend.
"He is undergoing a medical and the final details of the transfer are expected to be completed on Monday."
Boro boss Tony Mowbray has already made a series of summer signings including Jonathan Woodgate, Stuart Parnaby, Grant Leadbitter and Emanuel Ledesma.