Alves jets in for Boro

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Record signing Afonso Alves was on Teesside on Wednesday as he prepared to launch his career at Middlesbrough.

The 27-year-old Brazil striker flew into Durham Tees Valley Airport at around 9.30am and headed straight for the club´s Rockliffe Park training ground to undergo fitness assessments.

Alves signed for Boro just ahead of Thursday night´s transfer deadline, but had to wait until Tuesday for the working visa which allowed him to enter the country again.

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