Reports in Holland claim that Middlesbrough have made a £3.2 million offer for Michael Bradley, and the Heerenveen star has admitted he is keen to tie up a move to England this summer.

The United States international has been linked with a wide range of English clubs after a stunning season in Holland that saw him score 15 goals in De Eredivisie, despite his favoured position being as a holding midfielder.

Everton, Newcastle and Boro are all reported to be interested in the 20-year-old and respected Dutch daily Voetbal International claims Gareth Southgate has made his move by tabling a bid.