Championship transfer news: Middlesbrough swoop to sign ex-Sheffield Wednesday free agent

Middlesbrough have moved to sign central midfielder Massimo Luongo on a short-term contract.

The Australian international arrives at Rockliffe Park on a deal until January, he was a free agent with club’s able to still sign free agents after the closure of the transfer window last Thursday night.

A club statement read: “Luongo, 29, came through the ranks at Tottenham Hotspur before gaining Sky Bet Championship experience with Queens Park Rangers.

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“He most recently played for Sheffield Wednesday, departing the Owls at the end of the 2021/22 season.”

Jack Clarke of Sunderland is challenged by Massimo Luongo of Sheffield Wednesday. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images).