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Top 5 – Departures that broke the Premier League transfer record

Ronaldo became the La Liga record transfer when he joined
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The Premier League is never shy of spending its money when it has to, that’s something we’ve all become accustomed to.

Barely a transfer window goes by without a Premier League club flexing it’s financial power and spending big money on a player.

Sometimes, though, the Premier League finds itself having to give up one of its stars instead.

Real Madrid and Barcelona come calling, and the league’s stars cannot resist the temptations of Spain. So who are the record departures to date? We’ve taken a look at the top five.