Downing hints at Boro exit

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Stewart Downing has warned Middlesbrough he may have to look for a move away from the Riverside Stadium, if the club cannot fulfil his ambition of playing in the Champions League.

Despite being linked with a move to 2005 Champions League winners Liverpool over the summer, Downing still remains a Boro player, but admitted the lure of playing in the Champions League is tempting.

The midfielder told the Evening Gazette: "If there are big clubs interested in you it is flattering and sometimes you are tempted.

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