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West Ham winger Downing set for Middlesbrough return

West Ham United and Middlesbrough have reportedly agreed a fee for Stewart Downing.


According to Sky Sports, the Hammers and Championship club Boro have come to an agreement on a £5million fee for the 30-year-old winger.

The Middlesbrough native is set to undergo a medical on Thursday and could be a Boro player by the end of the week.

Downing commenced his career at Middlesbrough, coming through the club's youth academy, before debuting as a 17-year-old in 2002.

Since making over 230 appearances for the Teesside outfit, which also took in a loan spell with Sunderland, he has spent time with Aston Villa and Liverpool prior to joining West Ham in 2013.


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