Middlesbrough seal Friend and Carayol Deals – Medicals permitting
Doncaster Rovers defender George Friend and Bristol Rovers winger Mustapha Carayol are set for medicals at the Riverside on Monday despite bids from Nottingham Forest and Ipswich Town for the former and Derby County for the latter. We are talking done deals as the clubs have agreed the fee’s and the agents and players, gleefully accepted the golden keys.
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Doncaster Rovers are also set to get get seven figures for Friend after bids from Ipswich and Nottingham Forest upped the anti. Mowbray however has been given some serious funds this year to fuel his mission to the premiership. We wish him and the Boro the best as they have given Impdom just the shot in the arm we need.
Doncaster manager Dean Saunders meanwhile is going on a 3-4 player shopping spree after breaking the news on the Rovers website , “I think George has more or less agreed to go to Middlesbrough, so that will probably be happening on Monday.” He has had a frustrating time this summer to be honest, but now that Habibe Beye and Friend are sorted look out for raids on Leeds United for striker Billy Paynter and Wednesday centre-half Rob Jones. Cardiff City defender Paul Quinn is also currently on trial.
We Imps are ecstatic with a 20% sell on fee on the ‘undisclosed sum’. However the STMI understanding is that the Imps upfront payment is in the region of £50-60,000 plus instalments and add-ons that should see us pocket in excess of £100k on the deal.
Posted on July 29, 2012, in Uncategorized and tagged Bristol Rovers FC, Derby County FC, Doncaster Rovers, George Friend transfer, Middlesbrough FC, Mustapha Carayol transfer, Nottingham Forest. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.