NEW boy Emilio Nsue starts on the bench in Middlesbrough’s final warm-up game against Villarreal at the Riverside this afternoon.

Nsue completed his move to Teesside yesterday after signing a three-year contract.

The Spanish attacker is Aitor Karanka’s fourth summer signing and will be followed into the club by Chelsea defender Kenneth Omeruo.

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Fellow Spaniard Kike also makes his first start at the Riverside having impressed since arriving from Real Murcia.

Middlesbrough: Mejias, Bennett, Friend, Ayala, Gibson, Whitehead, Adomah, Butterfield, Kike, Tomlin, Reach.

Subs (not used): Nsue, Husband, Hines, Leadbitter, Williams, Smallwood, Fewster, Halliday, Konstantopolous, Burgess.

Villarreal: Sanchez Martinez, Pablo Martinez, Dos Santos, Munoz, Ramirez, Jorda, Llido, Liva, Cherysev, Balaguero, Pineda.

Subs (not used): Andreas, Isla, Uche, Cani, Abreu, Rodriquez, S Ramirez, Rukavina, Gomez