The midfielder, just turned 17, hails from South Hetton near Sunderland and began his journey with our Academy at Under-9 level.

The youngest player in Boro's U18s squad last season, he made 17 appearances for the U18s and four with the U23s in the 2018/19 campaign, and has attended England training camps.

Cain also won the club’s Toyota Teesside Goal of the Month last November for a stunning strike against Newcastle.