Kenneth Omeruo returns to the Riverside after a successful loan spell last season. Middlesbrough FC announced the signing of the centre back, adding that it's down to the fans.
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Middlesbrough's survival hopes were seriously dented after slipping to a 1 nil defeat at the hands of relegation rivals Crystal Palace.
The 2-0 defeat - their sixth in 11 league matches - for bottom side Sunderland saw them slip four points from safety .
Ciaran Clark's 82nd-minute header earned a huge point in the race for promotion after the Robins had gone in at half-time with a shock lead