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Middlesbrough striker Afonso Alves could yet be playing his football in Qatar next season.

Qatari outfit Al-Saad had an offer for the Brazilian - thought to be in the region of £7million - accepted by the Teessiders several weeks ago, but the former Heerenveen man was not keen on the move.

However, Press Association Sport understands the deal could be resurrected ahead of next Tuesday's transfer deadline with the bid still on the table.

Alves arrived at the Riverside Stadium for a club record £12.7million in January 2008, but has never scored as freely as he did in Holland.

Alves, who is currently working his way back to full fitness after foot surgery at the end of last season, has also attracted interest from Holland.

He is one of several big earners who could leave Boro in the next few days with Tuncay Sanli still at the centre of speculation and central defenders David Wheater and Robert Huth in the sights of potential buyers.

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