Teesiders go for Mido

Middlesbrough have agreed a fee with Tottenham for the London club's out-of-favour Egyptian striker Mido.

Middlesbrough have agreed a fee with Tottenham for the London club's out-of-favour Egyptian striker Mido.

Mido, 24, is having a medical at Boro and the Teessiders are hopeful of completing a deal before tomorrow.

Sunderland and Birmingham have also expressed an interest in the £6m-rated striker but it appears Boro boss Gareth Southgate has won the battle. - BBC

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