Middlesbrough and Real Murcia have reportedly found an agreement following a dispute for the payment of Kike Garcia’s transfer.

The controversy dates back to 2015, when Boro signed the Spaniard in a €2.5m deal.

The agreement included a clause which said the English club would have to pay €1m in case of promotion to the Premier League.

García spent one and a half years at Middlesbrough, being sold to Eibar in February 2016 in a €2m deal.

Boro clinched promotion at the end of that season, and considered that the player was no longer in the squad by the time of the achievement.

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Onda Regional reports today that this case went to FIFA, who agreed with Murcia. It was then taken to the  Court of Arbitration for Sport, but the two clubs have come to an agreement before that case has been finalised.

The money will be very welcome by Real Murcia, since they’re currently in the third division and must settle their debts with the tax authority.