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Several La Liga players and officials arrested over match fixing

Several La Liga players and Segunda Division players in Spain have been arrested over match-fixing allegations, reports say. 

As per Spanish outlet El Pais, the players were arrested over suspicions of forming a criminal organisation dedicated to match-fixing.

The footballers that have so far been taken into police custody are Raul Bravo, who is a former Real Madrid player, Real Valladolid's Borja Fernandez, Getafe's Samuel Saiz Alonso, Deportivo de La Coruna's Inigo Lopez Montana and Carlos Aranda, who is now retired, but formerly played for Osasuna and Levante among others.

Police have also raided the headquarters of Huesca and arrested its president Agustin Lasaosa, and Juan Carlos Galindo Lanuza, who is head of the medical services of the same club. 

The recent arrests are in regards to alleged match-fixing in 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 seasons. 

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