Middlesbrough are considering rivalling West Brom in the race to make Danny Cowley their new manager this summer.

According to PA journalist Nick Mashiter, Middlesbrough and West Brom are both interested in the Lincoln City boss.

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West Brom have been touted with interest in Cowley as they look to appoint a manager on a permanent basis this summer.

The club opted to sack manager Darren Moore in March after a string of poor results, with Jimmy Shan taking charge of the club until the end of the season.

Shan guided West Brom to a 4th place finish, but lost to Aston Villa in the semi-finals of the play-offs, with the club now considering their options going into next season.

,Middlesbrough, meanwhile, are looking for a new boss after they sacked Tony Pulis – ex-West Brom manager – on Friday.

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