Gaston Ramirez did not enjoy his time at Hull and was written off as a luxury during a loan season which ended in relegation.
But how luxurious it is for Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka to have the Uruguayan in his side this season.
Ramirez scored a wonder goal following a 75-yard run during the home victory over Bournemouth in October, but his winner on Monday night owed more to bravery and desire, a towering far-post header hardly in keeping with his slight frame.
Gaston Ramirez’s goal broke the deadlock on a night when Middlesbrough comfortably navigated past Hull
The win moved Aitor Karanka’s side up to 13th in the Premier League and further away from the relegation zone
Ramirez managed to get clear of Adama Diomande, who was supposed to be marking him, and score after jumping highest
The goal was…