The Teessiders have back-to-back games in the capital this week, with Spurs up first in the FA Cup third round replay before taking on Fulham at Craven Cottage on Friday night in the Sky Bet Championship. 

The Boro head coach provided the latest on Britt Assombalonga, looked ahead to the replay at Tottenham, and more when chatting to the press at Rockliffe Park.

Watch the full media conference in the video player above.