Stoke's Kitson joins Boro on loan

17 November 2009 11:35
Middlesbrough have signed out-of-favour Stoke City striker Dave Kitson on a two-month loan.He is the third Boro loan signing since the arrival of new boss Gordon Strachan following fellow striker Marcus Bent and midfielder Isaiah Osbourne. [LNB]Kitson, 29, has netted just two goals in 25 Premier League games for the Potters since his £5.5m move from Reading in the summer of 2008. [LNB]He could make his bow in Saturday's home game against Nottingham Forest. [LNB]Strachan told the club's official website: "I'm delighted Dave is coming in to bolster the squad's numbers and give us more options. [LNB]"I've been a fan of Dave's for a few years now. He is a good striker and another player for us to call on." [LNB]Boro have not scored a goal since Strachan took charge, having lost both their first two games under him 1-0.

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