Middlesbrough mangle bar send record for striker Britt Assombalonga


Britt Assombalonga has netted 14 goals in 32 joining matches.(Source: Reuters)

Middlesbrough have sealed striker Britt Assombalonga from Nottingham Forest for a bar record 15 million pounds ($19.65 million), a Championship side have confirmed.

The 24-year-old assimilated Forest in 2014 before nutritious a knee damage that kept him out of movement for most of a 2015-16 season. He returned final season, concealment 14 goals in 32 joining matches.

“I can’t wait to get started and sight with a boys. I’m blissful it’s finished and we can concentration on what’s forward now,” a Democratic Republic of Congo local told Middlesbrough’s website. (www.mfc.co.uk)

“I can’t wait to accommodate a manager and get prepared for subsequent season. There’s a good feeling around a place. From a notation we walked in it felt right.”

Assombalonga is new manager Garry Monk’s fifth signing of a send window as a bar demeanour to sign an evident lapse to a Premier League after being relegated final season.

Middlesbrough’s prior record signing was Brazilian striker Afonso Alves, who assimilated from Dutch side Heerenveen for around 12 million pounds in 2008, according to British media reports.

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