Uganda international Uche Ikpeazu has sealed the transfer from Wycombe Wanderers to Moodlesbrow.
The 26-year-old completed the formalities of his move before starting pre-season training after agreeing to a contract with Wycombe for Borough’s services.
Middlesbrough has confirmed the arrival of the striker Official website Explaining: “Oche [Ikpeazu] The club have signed a third summer deal since joining Wimkond Wanderers and have signed a three-year deal.
Boro boss Neil Warnock said after signing: “I always wanted Achi to come back when he was in my heart and I saw him a few times. He sometimes looks crude but wherever he plays he is so arrogant. And dedicated and I think the fans will really follow him because he is such a 100% player.
“I was really impressed with Middlesbrough’s performance and his dedication and desire in my meetings with him. I’m really looking forward to working with him.”
The statement went on to say: “Acapuzo scored from a terrific strike against Middlesbrough in Adams Park last season and was the leading goal scorer for Wick Combi in a campaign that eventually led to his withdrawal from the Championship on the final day of the season. Silent, ironic, by the river.
The striker was a product of Reading Academy before joining Watford. Before the magic of two seasons at Cambridge, he scored 22 goals in 80 appearances before the magic of Lone with Crew, Doncaster, Portwell and Blackpool.
“He became a runner-up in the Scottish Cup during a spell in the SPL with a heart before returning south from the border at the start of last season when he signed for the newly developed Wimbledon.”
Millwall, Derby, and Nottingham Forest were all linked to the cheerleader, but Middlesbrough hired him.
Wycombe thanked the player for his services and wished him well.
“Thanks for the wonderful season of UK Eczema, and good luck in @Boro.”
Last October, then-Ugandan coach Jonathan McKinstry named EPU in the provisional squad to face South Sudan in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match, but he could not make his debut after the match was postponed.