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Middlesbrough snap up Celtic trio

January 13, 2010

Middlesbrough have signed Barry Robson, Chris Killen and Willo Flood from Celtic, the Championship club have announced.

The trio join former boss Gordon Strachan, who has strengthened his under-performing Boro side.

A statement on the Boro website read: ''Scotland international Robson makes the move to the Riverside for an undisclosed fee, while Flood and Killen both join on free transfers.

''Midfielder Robson has signed a two-and-a-half year contract through to June 2012 with an option for a further year, Flood's contract runs until June 2011 and Killen's until June 2010. All three players, who previously played for Boro manager Gordon Strachan at Celtic, have passed medicals.''