Middlesbrough have accomplished a double swoop for Melbourne Metropolis keeper Tom Glover and Central Coast Mariners midfielder Sam Silvera.
Each free agent Glover, 25, and 22-year-old Silvera, who has joined for an undisclosed payment, have signed three-year offers on the Riverside Stadium.
Glover, an A-League title winner in 2020-21, was on the opposing facet as Silvera’s Mariners took the prize on the finish of final season.
He’ll present competitors for Liam Roberts and Sol Brynn and plug the hole left by Zack Steffen following his return to Manchester Metropolis after final season’s mortgage spell.
A product of Tottenham’s Academy, Glover didn’t make a senior look for the North London membership earlier than shifting again house to Melbourne in August 2019 after mortgage spells with Central Coast Mariners and Helsingborg.
He has represented his nation at Below-23s stage and was a part of the Socceroos squad on the Tokyo Olympics, and though he was known as into the senior occasion for final month’s pleasant Towards Argentina, he’s but to make a primary look.
Glover discovered himself within the headlines in December 2022 when he was rushed to hospital with concussion and lacerations after being struck with a metallic bucket in a pitch invasion in the course of the derby conflict with Melbourne Victory.
London-born Silvera, who has additionally turned out for Australia’s Below-23s, scored eight objectives and offered 5 assists in his membership’s title drive.