Middlesbrough confident keeping hold of Chelsea's McEachran

Middlesbrough expect to keep hold of Chelsea midfielder Josh McEachran. Boro are confident the Barclays Premier League side are happy for him to remain at the Riverside Stadium.

Middlesbrough expect to keep hold of Chelsea midfielder Josh McEachran.

Boro are confident the Barclays Premier League side are happy for him to remain at the Riverside Stadium.

Tony Mowbray, who is in regular touch with the Blues' assistant first-team coach, Eddie Newton, about the teenager, told Boro's official website: "Eddie Newton was at the training ground on Friday and at the game on Saturday.

"He's not Rafa Benitez, of course, but he's telling me the club policy is not to bring on loan players back.

"He told me they have no intention of bringing him back. Josh is doing great for us and we obviously hope he can stay - but he's Chelsea's player."

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