Middlesbrough have secured the services of Andre Amougou as a free agent.

The former Burnley and Reading defender, formerly known as Andre Bikey, has joined Boro on a one-year deal with the option of a further12 months after training with the Teesside club.

"I'm excited about the chance of helping Middlesbrough get back into the Premier League," Amougou told the club's official website.

"The club just missed out on the play-offs last season and I can sense the ambition to go one better this year."

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