Middlesbrough set to land Reading midfielder Harper in £5m deal

27 January 2009 02:13
Reading midfielder James Harper is poised to join Middlesbrough

for £5million this week after Boro boss Gareth Southgate missed out on Crystal Palace's Ben Watson.



Top target: Middlesbrough want to sign Reading midfielder James Harper

Middlesbrough also face competition from Fulham for Harper, who has spent seven years at Reading, but Southgate is hopeful he can convince him to move north after Watson rejected Boro terms and joined Wigan.

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Source: Daily_Mail


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