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Middlesbrough Adds Woodgate and Huth to Defense
Reuters UK, August 30th, 2006 4:18PM

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Middlesbrough, fresh from a 4-0 shalacking at home to Portsmouth on Monday added some new defensive cover today, agreeing to an $11.40 million transfer for Chelsea defender Robert Huth, and a year-long loan spell for Real Madrid defender Jonathan Woodgate. "We have added two international defenders to our squad... and this is a significant coup for Middlesbrough and a big boost to everyone at the club," Middlesbrough manager Gareth Southgate said. "Both players feel they have a point to prove -- and the great thing is they want to do that with Middlesbrough." Middlesbrough-born Woodgate joined Real Madrid from Newcastle United in August 2004 for over 13 million pounds, but injuries reduced the center-back to sporadic appearances in his two seasons at the Spanish club. Huth finally joins Middlesbrough after a move was stalled earlier in this summer due to a failed medical examination. The 22-year old German center-back from never established himself in Chelsea's starting line-up, but has been capped 17 times for Germany. Read the original story...


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