The transfer window is in full swing and clubs across Europe are trying their best to acquire new talents who fit into their plans and ambition for the upcoming season. With Mario Gotze’s move to Borussia Dortmund already complete and increasing speculations over a move for Paul Pogba for a world record fee of over 100 million euros , here are 5 Players who returned to their former clubs.
1 Johan Cruyff
The Dutch Master started his career at Ajax and took entire Europe by storm. He was pivotal in the Netherlands’s total football of the 1970’s and helped Ajax win many trophies in that period including 3 successive European Cups in 71 , 72 and 73. He departed for Barcelona and continued wooing the world with his skills. After 5 years at Barcelona, and a stint in the USA, Cruyff returned to his boyhood club 10 years later. Although it wasn’t a fairytale ending as his relations with the club officials deteriorated and he ended up joining Ajax’s fiercest rivals Feyenoord 2 years later.