A host of clubs are battling to sign Nicky Bailey after he revealed to that he was not approached over a new deal by Middlesbrough.
Sheffield Wednesday secured their place in the Championship with a comfortable 2-0 win over Middlesbrough as goals by Steve Howard and Leroy Lita in the first half hour banished any fears of relegation at Hillsborough.
Tony Mowbray admitted Middlesbrough's 2-0 defeat by Sheffield Wednesday capped what turned into a disappointing season in typically poor fashion.
Sheffield Wednesday are sweating on the fitness of Reda Johnson and Jermaine Johnson for their crucial clash against Middlesbrough.
Former Middlesbrough star Juninho has backed manager Tony Mowbray to get it right as he attempts to drag the club back into the Barclays Premier League.
Middlesbrough's Australian pair Rhys Williams and Scott McDonald are both looking for a marked improvement next season.
Wilfried Zaha was named in the Professional Footballers' Association Championship team of the year alongside Crystal Palace team-mates Glenn Murray and Yannick Bolasie.
Middlesbrough manager Tony Mowbray was unhappy with his side's performance despite seeing them come from behind to salvage a 2-2 home draw with Charlton.