Middlesbrough among the Championship clubs keen on 28-year-old Sunderland star

Share

Middlesbrough among clubs keen to sign Charlie Wyke

According to an update on Twitter from Sky Sports’ Keith Downie, Middlesbrough are among a host of Championship clubs interested in signing Sunderland striker Charlie Wyke in the summer.

Wyke, 28, is a product of the Middlesbrough youth academy. However, he never really managed to break into the Teessiders’ first-team setup and managed just 13 appearances for the reserves.

Most of his time at the club was spent away on loan as he had temporary spells with Kettering Town, Hartlepool United (twice) and AFC Wimbledon before he sealed a permanent transfer to Carlisle United in January 2015.

Charlie Wyke is a transfer target for Middlesbrough

After two years at the club, Wyke was signed by Bradford City in the winter transfer window of 2017 before he ended up at Sunderland eighteen months later.

Since arriving at the Stadium of Light, Wyke has 109 appearances in all competitions, racking up 41 goals in the process. 30 of his 41 goals, however, have come in the current campaign, highlighting the kind of form he has been in 2020/21. (h/t Wikipedia)

And this has now caught the sights of a host of clubs in the Championship, including Wyke’s boyhood team Middlesbrough.

Neil Warnock’s side will be desperately needing a striker or two this summer as both Britt Assombalonga and Ashley Fletcher are set to depart at the end of the season when their contracts run out. (h/t Teesside Live)

Also Read:

And considering the form that Wyke has been in and his history with Middlesbrough, the 28-year-old would be a solid addition to the ranks. However, Boro will have to stave off competition from the likes of Cardiff City, Millwall and Nottingham Forest for his signing.

Raghavendra Goudar

Mechanical Engineer, avid reader and a football fanatic.

Recent Posts

Will Arsenal Achieve European Football this Season?

Fresh on the mind of every Arsenal fan this season is the question of European…

9 hours ago

Why the Premier League Is the Toughest

If you’ve been around football for long enough, you’ll have heard someone say: “The Premier…

4 days ago

Champions League Predictions for Wednesday night: Messi and Liverpool clash in spotlight

While Cristiano Ronaldo's second Champions League debut for Manchester United highlighted Tuesday's Champions League action,…

6 days ago

Who Are the Best Players to Ever Play for Ireland’s National Team?

The Ireland international football team may not be in a great place right now and…

2 weeks ago

Memphis Depay 2021 – Net Worth, Salary, Contract, Tattoos, Girlfriend, Cars and more

Memphis Depay 2021 - Net Worth, Salary, Contract, Tattoos, Girlfriend, Cars and more Memphis Depay…

2 weeks ago

Top 10 Best Football Players of All Time

Top 10 Best Football Players of All Time Football is the most popular sport known…

2 weeks ago