Middlesbrough are set to win the race to sign Mido after agreeing a fee with Tottenham to sign the Egyptian striker.

Boro hope to complete a deal "within the next 36 hours" after confirming the forward is currently undergoing a medical in the north east.

Manager Gareth Southgate told the club´s website, mfc.co.uk: "We´ve agreed a fee with Tottenham and that´s enabled us to have Mido up to see us and he´s currently in the process of having his medical."

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