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Top 5 – La Liga departures that broke the transfer record

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Like the Premier League, La Liga has been accustomed to losing its stars down the years.

Every so often a club with money to burn comes calling and takes one of the stars of La Liga away for an exorbitant fee.

Often that’s been to the Premier League, with England’s top flight where the most money resides these days.

Sometimes, though, the other leagues come and splash the cash on Spanish shores. So who are La Liga’s most expensive departures of all time? We’ve taken a look at the top five.