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22 August 2018

Albion smashed their existing transfer record with the purchase of Iglesias Borja Valero from Real Mallorca in Spain.

The midfield playmaker made the move to England for a reported figure of £4.7million after having featured for his club side in a friendly at The Hawthorns a fortnight earlier. 

He was immediately thrown into the first team just four days later, in a League Cup tie at Hartlepool United… The very definition of culture shock!


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