Sunday July 14 2019
Gaku Shibasaki leaves Getafe for Deportivo la Coruna

Getafe have confirmed that midfielder Gaku Shibasaki has joined Deportivo la Coruna.

The deal, reported to be worth around €2m, sees the Japanese international leave the club, despite having two years left to run on his contract at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez.

The 27-year old signed for the side from South Madrid in 2017, following their promotion back into La Liga, joining from Segunda Division rivals Tenerife on a four-year deal.

However his time in the Spanish capital has not been a happy period in the former Kashima Antlers player's career, despite a positive start to life under Jose Bordalas.

He made 22 La Liga appearances in the 2017-18 campaign, however injuries and a drop in form destroyed his 2018-19 season, making just seven appearances as Getafe clinched a Europa League qualification spot.

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