Middlesbrough trying to sign Yannick Bolasie on loan from Everton as Neil Warnock looks to reunite with winger before deadline
- Middlesbrough are looking to secure the signing of Yannick Bolasie on loan
- The winger played under Neil Warnock when they were both at Crystal Palace
- Bolasie hasn’t played for Everton since 2018 and has been loaned three times
Middlesbrough are trying to sign Everton forward Yannick Bolasie on loan.
The 31-year old played for Neil Warnock at Crystal Palace and Middlesbrough are eager to secure a deal before Friday’s 5pm deadline.
Bolasie’s Everton contract runs until the summer of 2021, but he hasn’t played competitively for the Toffees since 2018.
Middlesbrough are trying to secure the signing of winger Yannick Bolasie on loan from Everton
The DR Congo international has been sent on loan three times in recent seasons, spending time with Aston Villa, Anderlecht and Sporting Lisbon.
Bolasie played for Palace between 2012 and 2016, with Warnock taking charge of the club for the second time in 2014.
Bolasie previously played under Neil Warnock when they were together at Crystal Palace
Bolasie has been loaned out three times by Everton, most recently to Sporting Lisbon
So far Middlesbrough have brought in Chuba Akpom, Sam Morsy and Grant Hall on permanent deals, while Marcus Bettinelli and Patrick Roberts joined on loan from Fulham and Manchester City respectively.
Bolasie, who is eager to play regularly, could be the latest temporary arrival at the Riverside Stadium.
Middlesbrough, who are tenth in the Championship, host Reading on Saturday.