Middlesbrough v QPR: Michael Carrick delighted with transfer dealings ahead of Riverside return
The transfer window has slammed shut, bringing an end to an eventful summer for clubs across the country.
Speaking before Bangura’s arrival, he said: “Both boys are really good fits, both on and off the pitch, for what we want.
"[I am] really happy with the work we've done in general throughout the window and really excited for individually what the boys can bring, but certainly [for] what we can do as a team.”
Carrick said: “I'm really happy with the squad as we sit now, I think we've got a really good balance. I think we've brought a lot of good players into the group, very good ages a lot of them in terms of that next stage in their careers.”
Carrick has been encouraged by early signs from his side, although results have been far from satisfactory. Boro are still waiting on their first league win and Carrick is cautious performances can only pacify for so long.
He said: “Results, of course, we need to improve but I've seen enough good signs to feel like that the boys have deserved more from the games. But you can only say that for so long. You've got to go and make it happen.”