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Middlesbrough chairman reveals Roberto Carlos swoop

Middlesbrough seriously considered swooping for former Real Madrid superstar Roberto Carlos during the summer.

Roberto Carlos signed for Fenerbahce, but not before Boro chairman Steve Gibson pondered making an offer to the Brazil international wing-back, he admitted to a BBC Tees fans forum.

"Roberto Carlos was one who could have come our way but didn't and there have been others as well," he said.

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