Former Chelsea Striker Among Favourites For Middlesbrough Job

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Former Stamford Bridge hero could take Championship post.

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Former Chelsea striker Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink is among the favourites to succeed Tony Mowbray as manager of Middlesbrough, according to the Daily Mail.

The 41-year-old is currently in charge of Belgian outfit Antwerp, but could be set to return to the Riverside Stadium, where he spent two years as a player between 2004 and 2006.

Hasselbaink, who is most well known for his time with Chelsea in the Premier League, could also face competition from former Manchester United assistant Mike Phelan for the job.

‘Boro are currently 16th in the Championship and a poor run of form led them to sack Mowbray and seek a replacement.

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