Middlesbrough Announce the Signing of Martin Braithwaite on a 4-Year Deal From Toulouse
Middlesbrough have confirmed their third signing of the summer after securing the services of Toulouse forward Martin Braithwaite on a four-year deal.
The club's official website announced the 26-year-old completed his medical on Thursday and will now meet up with his new teammates in Portugal on Friday where they are currently based for their pre-season camp.
The Danish international is understood to be capable of playing as a striker or on the wing and will add much needed firepower to the Boro attacking line after scoring 12 goals in 37 appearances last season for the French side.
Braithwaite will now end his four-year association with Toulouse with a return of 35 goals and 11 assists in 136 competitive appearances in the Ligue 1 Conforama.
The forward is Garry Monk's third signing since taking over at Middlesbrough, following the arrivals of Norwich City's Jonny Howson and Derby County's Cyrus Christie.
Toulouse released a statement following the departure of their captain on their website: "The Toulouse Football Club and its supporters thank Martin Braithwaite for his dedication and involvement throughout these four seasons.
"He will have been a role mode in the defence of the colours of the TFC. The club wishes him the best for the rest of his career."