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Taylor bound for Cardiff

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Middlesbrough defender Andrew Taylor has confirmed he will be leaving the club to join npower Championship rivals Cardiff.

The 24-year-old, who had the option of staying at the Riverside Stadium, spent time on loan at Watford last season and has jumped at the chance to work under Malky Mackay again.

"I have chosen Cardiff City because of the manager and because I believe this is the best move for my football," Taylor told Wales on Sunday.

"I am looking forward to playing for him again.

"People will think this is about money, but that has never been the case. Another club offered me better money.

"Leaving Middlesbrough is the hardest decision I have had to make in my life. It is an upsetting thing to leave my home club. I have been there since I was nine. It is probably the right time to move on."

Taylor added: "I am in Cardiff (on Monday) for my medical and hopefully it will go well. It should do. Then I will be a Cardiff player. This is the time to move on and look to progress my career."

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