Surreal Thing For Danny

Last updated : 28 August 2003 By Kevin Markey
The right-back joined Boro from United on a season-long loan at the end of last week after falling out of favour with manager Peter Reid.

He watched from the stands as the Teessiders first lost 4-0 at home to Arsenal and then drew 0-0 at Leicester and is now set for a quick reunion with his Leeds team-mates on Saturday.

He told the Yorkshire Post: "Everything now points to me playing in a Middlesbrough shirt for the first time against Leeds United. While this seems an almost surreal situation to be in, if it is to be then so be it.

"Yes it will be tough for me, especially playing in front of both sets of supporters, but if nothing else at least I will have the chance to show Peter Reid what he will be missing out on, at least for this season anyway.''

Mills opted to join Boro ahead of Birmingham because it would not require him to travel far from his North Yorkshire home.