New signing Josef Varga starts for Middlesbrough against Leicester City, as do Jonathan Woodgate and Dean Whitehead.
Middlesbrough boss Tony Mowbray has named new loan signing Josef Varga in his starting lineup for today's Championship opener against Leicester City.
Boro also start with Jonathan Woodgate in defence.
Their opponents today start with a potent strikeforce of Jamie Vardy and January signing Chris Wood.
Leicester also have several former Manchester United players in their team, including Matt James and Danny Drinkwater.
Boro: Steele; Parnaby, Woodgate, Williams, Friend; Leadbitter, Varga, Whitehead; Emnes, Carayol, Jutkiewicz
Leicester: Schmeichel; De Laet, St Ledger, Morgan, Konchesky; Whitbread, James, King, Drinkwater; Vardy, Wood
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