Mark Kitching: Rochdale sign Middlesbrough defender on 18-month deal

Mark Kitching
Mark Kitching (right) made his Rochdale debut against Huddersfield in the FA Cup fourth round on Saturday

League One Rochdale have signed on-loan defender Mark Kitching on a permanent deal from Middlesbrough.

The 22 year-old has signed an 18-month contract just a few days after arriving at Spotland on loan.

He made his Rochdale debut in Saturday's 4-0 FA Cup fourth-round defeat by Championship club Huddersfield Town.

Kitching joined Middlesbrough in July 2013 and played twice for Boro in the EFL Trophy earlier this season.

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