But after a summer of will he won't he soap opera shinanigans, Boulding and his brother decided to join Bradford City.
However Millers boss Mark Robins admitted that missing out on the striker isnt the end of the world.
"It doesn't really concern me, We've just got to get on with what we've got to do. I made it clear that Michael was one of the players I was looking to sign, but he's a good lad and he's made his choice now. It wasn't us, so that's a closed chapter now." he told the Star.