The summer transfer market is now in full swing as teams begin to make their moves official and players start to switch allegiances for the next stage of their careers. It’s an exciting period on the football calendar as fans debate the merits of potential new recruits and discuss whether their side is spending enough cash but this time around many are actually preparing for one of the quieter windows in history.
As teams organise themselves for FIFA’s new Financial Fair Play Rules, many have settling the bank balance as their main priority and will be looking to spend more wisely. This will be music to Arsene Wenger’s ears as the Arsenal manager is the main advocate for not splashing the cash and with so many players nearing the end of their contracts, there are plenty of gems to be uncovered from across Europe’s top leagues.
From players deemed too old and surplus to requirements at their current clubs to aspiring young stars weighing up their options ahead of a their first big move, there’s a plethora of players whose soon to be expiring contracts make them an attractive proposition for teams trying to improve their squads and maintain financial sustainability.
Below is a list of 15 Top Players who can be signed without ‘breaking the bank’ this summer.