Middlesbrough set to sign Colombian defender Bernardo Espinosa

Middlesbrough have announced Colombian defender Bernardo Espinosa is to be their second new signing of the summer.

Wednesday, 15th June 2016, 4:00 pm
Updated Wednesday, 15th June 2016, 5:03 pm
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka

Boro released a statement on Wednesday that said a deal had been agreed for Espinosa to join them on July 1 when his contract with Spanish club Sporting Gijon has expired.

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The 26-year-old centre-half has been with Sporting since 2013 and has also previously played for Sevilla and Racing Santander.

Middlesbrough, back in the Premier League next term after finishing as runners-up in the 2015-16 Championship, have already this summer recruited Denmark winger Viktor Fischer from Ajax.