Boro target Irish striker

LEON Best, Coventry City's Republic of Ireland international striker, is being chased by Middlesbrough boss Gordon Strachan. (Mirror)

Best, 23, who has scored six goals so far this season, is out of contract next summer.

Talks over a new deal have stalled and that has alerted Strachan.

But Best is keen to re-open the contract talks and he said: “I would like to get it sorted out and I am looking to speak to my agent to set up a meeting.”

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