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Boro's record signing Assombalonga to face former club

Middlesbrough's Britt Assombalonga battles for the ball. Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire/PA Images

Middlesbrough's record signing Britt Assombalonga, bought for £15m during the summer, is due to face Nottingham Forest, the club which sold him, on Saturday.

Assombalonga scored 30 goals in 47 starts for Forest, a scoring record which convinced Middlesbrough to sign him.

Boro manager Garry Monk thinks his striker may get an 'interesting' reception at the City Ground:


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