Alves scored a superb double in the 2-2 draw against Manchester United on Sunday, his first goals for Middlesbrough, though he came close against Chelsea the previous weekend hitting both post and bar.
"I´m very, very happy but I knew the goals would come." said Alves. "I just needed some time and patience, but I was not worried, even when I missed those chances against Chelsea, because I knew it was only a matter of time before I got goals."
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