Darragh Lenihan: Middlesbrough sign Blackburn Rovers defender on four-year deal

Darragh Lenihan
Darragh Lenihan played 43 matches in all competitions for Blackburn last season

Middlesbrough have signed Blackburn Rovers defender Darragh Lenihan on a four-year contract.

The 28-year-old was club captain at Ewood Park but turned down a new deal earlier this month.

The Republic of Ireland international played 252 games for Rovers after joining from Belvedere in 2011.

Boro boss Chris Wilder praised Lenihan's qualitiesexternal-link "as a player, a person, a competitor, a warrior and a leader of men".

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