With McNair arriving on Tuesday and Flint earlier in the day, it was a quick introduction to their new surroundings at Rockliffe Park before linking up with Tony Pulis, his coaching staff and players and heading out to continental Europe.

Youngsters Harry Chapman, Lewis Wing and Marcus Tavernier are also part of the travelling party.

Boro will be based in the Austrian mountains for a week of intensive work as the countdown to the new season begins in earnest.

The camp will come to a close with a training match against SK Sturm Graz on Thursday July 5, taking place at the Well Welt Stadion Kumberg (kick-off 7pm local time).


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