According to the MailOnline Chelsea midfielder George Saville is set to follow fellow blue Kenneth Omeruo to the Riverside Stadium.
21-year-old George Saville is highly rated within the Chelsea youth team however to further his development Blues boss Jose Mourinho is open to letting him leave the club on loan.
At hearing the news a host of clubs have been lined up to enquire about the Saville however with Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka having previously worked under Mourinho at Real Madrid, It looks like this has put Boro in pole position to capture the talented youngster.
The midfielder enjoyed a successful loan spell with Brentford last season making 40 appearances in League One.
Saville has apparently held talks with Middlesbrough representatives earlier in the week; he will have to consider his options for this coming season considering the number of teams interested in him however Aitor Karanka is eager to succeed in obtaining his signature.