Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka says he was impressed by the glimpses of promise Rudy Gestede showed in his debut at Watford last Saturday.
Middlesbrough complete the signing of striker Rudy Gestede from Aston Villa for a reported fee between £6m and £7m.
Aston Villa clinched its first relegation of the Premier League era following a 1-0 loss to Manchester United at Old Trafford on Saturday.
Aston Villa have strung together two positive results in a row after earning a point against league leaders Leicester City.
Rudy Gestede has emerged as an early doubt for Aston Villa for week 16.
Problems continue to mount for Aston Villa as both Jordan Amavi and Rudy Gestede picked up injuries while on international duty.
Rudy Gestede found the net twice for Aston Villa, but their attempt to make up an early deficit came up short, losing to Liverpool 3-2.
Rudy Gestede is making quite a name for himself at his new club with an early-season winner and now the only goal in a League Cup over rival Birmingham City.
Rudy Gestede was left on the bench once again for Aston Villa and seems to have lost his starting job.
Rudy Gestede gets his easiest matchup of the season in week four, at home against Sunderland.
Rudy Gestede made his debut as a substitute a memorable one, coming on to score the match-winner as Aston Villa spoil Bournemouth's home opener, 0-1.
Tim Sherwood continues to rebuild the Aston Villa squad he inherited last season by adding striker Rudy Gestede from Blackburn Rovers to the ranks and French midfielder Jordan Veretout from Nantes as the Villains’ swooped to make their fourth and fifth signings of the summer window.