We revealed on Friday morning that Boro had agreed deals with Norwich City and Derby County for the transfers of Howson and Christie.

Want to know more about the incoming pair? Follow the links for look back on Jonny Howson and Cyrus Christie's careers!

With the duo becoming Garry Monk's first signings as Boro boss, eyes were peeled on mfc.co.uk for all the latest as it unfolded.

Here's Jonny Howson has been having a look around at Rockliffe Park.

At 5pm, the first piece news Boro fans were waiting for arrived:

That was followed by a second announcement shortly afterwards: