Arca determined to keep Middlesbrough spot

Middlesbrough captain Julio Arca insists he wants to keep his place in the side after being restored to the
starting XI at the weekend.

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Arca was dropped after Boro's loss at Liverpool in February - when the Argentine gifted the home side's opening
goal to Fernando Torres.

Now after a month on the sidelines, Arca played a major role in the 2-2 draw with Manchester United on Sunday.

"It was good to be back. I felt a bit down and frustrated when I was out of the side, and now I am determined to
keep my place," said Arca.

"I couldn't complain because the lads were playing well. They played very well against Chelsea and Arsenal, so I
was pleased to be back against Manchester United and pleased with the draw.

"We are proud of the point but disappointed that we didn't win."

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