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.
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