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6 Players Who Returned To Their Former Clubs

Many footballers play for different clubs during their career, as the transfer rules allows a player to switch clubs after meeting certain conditions.

Most of the time when these players leave a particular club, their chances of later returning back to the club drops significantly.

However, there are a few lucky ones who get the opportunity to return to their former clubs after leaving.

1. Cristiano Ronaldo

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The return of Cristiano Ronaldo to Old Trafford after twelve years, went down in history as one of the most talked about transfer.

The player returned to the Theater of Dreams after a successful career with Real Madrid and Juventus.

2. Antoine Greizman

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Although, it is a loan transfer with an option to buy, Greizman's return to Atletico Madrid was celebrated by the fans.

3. Paul Pogba

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Paul Pogba's £89 million return to Manchester United from Juventus was widely celebrated by Manchester United fans, and since his return he has won the Europa League and the Carabao Cup.

4. Thierry Henry

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The former Arsenal star joined Arsenal on loan from New York Red Bulls for just two months.

5. Fernando Torres

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After leaving Atletico Madrid in 2007, the Spaniard had spells at Liverpool, Chelsea and AC Milan before returning back to Atletico Madrid first on loan before a permanent deal was agreed.

6. Gianluigi Buffon

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After a successful career at Juventus and Paris Saint Germain, the Italian shot-stopper returned to his boyhood club Parma where it all began for him.

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