Fenerbahce striker Tuncay Sanli is set to sign a four-year deal with Middlesbrough, according to the player’s agent.

Sanli, 25, a Turkey international, is available on a free transfer and it was being reported in Istanbul last night that the deal is “99.9% done”. According to the player’s agent, Tuncay will earn £60,000 a week on Teesside.

The 25-year-old Tuncay has enjoyed a successful five seasons with Turkish champions Fenerbahce, winning the league title three times and scoring 77 goals in 207 matches.

Tuncay has also become a regular in the Turkish national side, and has scored 13 goals in 43 appearances.