Real Madrid have a tendency of acquiring the services of the world's most elite players.
Given the fact that the Premier League is regarded as the most competitive division in the world by most, it's no wonder that a number of Los Blancos' blockbuster buys have arrived from English shores.
From the spectacularly sublime to the downright daft, there have been a host of players transferred from the Premier League to the Bernabeu.
So with the now seemingly inevitable deal which will make Gareth Bale a Galactico grabbing the headlines, GMS takes a look at five big names who have made the switch in the past, and assesses how they fared.
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