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Britt Assombalonga

Striker

Games5 Goals0 Assists0
  • Name: Britt Assombalonga
  • D.O.B: 6 Dec 1992

Profile

  • A DR Congo international who began life with Watford, Britt learned his trade in the lower leagues with Wealdstone, Braintree and Southend before moving to Peterborough.
  • It was the summer of 2017 when we smashed our transfer record to sign prolific striker Britt from Nottingham Forest - for whom he had scored 30 Championship goals in 47 starts after joining from Peterborough in 2014.
  • Competition from Premier League clubs was fought off to secure the services of the highly-rated striker, who joined on a four-year contract, in a £15m deal.
  • Britt ended his first season with us as top scorer, finding the net 15 times in 47 appearances (34 starts).
  • Season number two proved equally productive, 16 goals coming from 46 appearances (31 starts) as he again ended the campaign (2018/19) the club's leading scorer.
  • Britt scored his first international goal during the summer of 2019 when he netted against Zimbabwe in the AFCON.
  • He scored 11 goals in 36 appearances in the 2019/20 season, including five in the last seven games as Boro avoided relegation from the Sky Bet Championship.
  • Britt was captain in Boro's pre-season campaign for 2020/21, and wore the armband in a competitive game for the first time on the opening day against Shrewsbury Town in the Carabao Cup. Neil Warnock confirmed that he would his Boro skipper going forward.

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