Rotherham United's Matt Crooks becomes Boro’s fifth signing of the summer

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Matt Crooks has become Boro’s fifth signing of the summer, joining from Rotherham United.

The 27-year-old has signed a three-year deal , and is likely to make his first appearance in a Boro shirt at Plymouth on Friday.

What do we know about him?

The Leeds-born midfielder is a product of the Manchester United Academy, and his previous clubs include Huddersfield Town, Accrington Stanley, Rangers, and Northampton Town. He has made almost 250 career appearances, scoring 43 goals.

Crooks clocked up almost 100 appearances for the Millers after joining in 2019 and was a promotion winner with the club. Last term, he scored seven goals in 42 appearances and was named Championship Player of the Month in January.

Crooks joins Joe Lumley, Sammy Ameobi, Uche Ikpeazu and Lee Peltier in joining the club this summer as Warnock looks bolster his squad for the new season.