The Bosman ruling, made by the European Courts of Justice in 1995, changed the nature of the transfer market forever. No longer could footballers across the EU be held at a club against their will following the expiration of their contract because no team were willing to pay their transfer fee.
The heroic Jean Marc Bosman, who simply wanted to play football back in 1990, now has a select eleven dedicated to his right to kick a football in a competitve game, consisting of players across Europe who could soon be moving on a free in the summer.
The Jean Marc Bosman XI is filled with footballers who could be either moving around or moving to the Premier League come the end of the season, with no transfer fee involved.
So read on a find out the summer’s best free agents and where they could be moving to.