Mackem Partnership At Boro?
Tony McMahon wants to reunite Dean Whitehead with Grant Leadbitter at Middlesbrough.
Boro continue to be linked with Whitehead following his release after four years from Stoke City.
He previously enjoyed a successful partnership with current Riverside schemer Leadbitter at Sunderland.
Tony McMahon: "Dean's a hardworking central midfielder who has a good engine, he really covers a lot of ground.
"I've played against him and Grant when they were playing for Sunderland and I was with Boro, they were tough opponents.
"He's spent a lot of his career in the top flight and you don't play that many Premier League games if you're not a decent player.
"He'd be a great signing."
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