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10 players available on a free transfer that your club could sign this summer

Who would you like to see your at your club next season?

Ben Arfa has been controversially left out of France's squad for Euro 2016.
Ben Arfa has been controversially left out of France's squad for Euro 2016.
Image: Lionel Cironneau

WE COULD BE set for a record-breaking summer of transfers thanks to the Premier League’s new television rights deal that is due to start next season.

Despite the influx of this money, there is still some value left in the transfer market with all of the players listed below available on a free transfer.

1. Sofiane Feghouli (Valencia)

The French-born Algerian international was one of his country’s stars in the 2014 World Cup.

The 26-year-old has been with Valencia since 2010 and could be a valuable asset for a club looking for a creative outlet from midfield.

Russia Soccer Champions League Feghouli has been with Valencia for the past six years. Source: Dmitry Lovetsky

2. Steve Mandanda (Marseille)

The French goalkeeper has been named in Ligue 1′s Team of the Year for the past two seasons and four times overall.

A regular squad member of the French national team, the 31-year-old has struggled to nail down a place in their starting line-up due to the consistent level of performance of first-choice goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.

Marseille Soccer League One Mandanda has been named in named in France's squad for Euro 2016. Source: AP/Press Association Images

3. Michael Carrick (Manchester United)

The former Tottenham midfielder turns 35 in July but having never been blessed with striking pace, age shouldn’t be a deciding factor as to whether to sign the England international or not.

A good understanding of the game mixed with excellent distribution means that signing Carrick on a free transfer could be a shrewd piece of business.

Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United - Barclays Premier League - White Hart Lane Carrick could still be offered a deal at Old Trafford. Source: EMPICS Sport

4. Miguel Veloso (Dynamo Kiev)

The deep-lying Portuguese midfielder has been playing in the Ukraine with Dynamo Kiev since 2012 where he has won the league title for the past two seasons.

Having just turned 30, the former Sporting Lisbon man is still capable of playing at the highest level for the next couple of seasons.

Albania Portugal Euro Soccer Veloso has been linked with Manchester United in the past. Source: AP/Press Association Images

5. Gregory van der Wiel (PSG)

Available on a free transfer after his losing his place in the PSG side to Serge Aurier, the 28-year-old won’t be short of suitors this summer.

Having come through the acclaimed Ajax academy, van der Wiel is the modern full-back that fully accepts his role in the attacking element of the game.

Soccer - UEFA Champions League - Group A - Paris Saint-Germain v Real Madrid - Parc Des Princes Dutch international van der Wiel is on the search for first-team football. Source: EMPICS Sport

6. Martin Caceres (Juventus)

The 29-year-old Uruguayan has been with Juventus since 2012 when he left Sevilla but has struggled to cement a regular place in the side.

Although more comfortable in the centre of the defence, Caceres can also operate as a full-back.

Italy Soccer Italian Cup The Uruguayan has been on the fringe of the Juventus squad. Source: AP/Press Association Images

7. Mehmet Topal (Fenerbahce)

The 30-year-old has been a mainstay in the Fenerbahce side over the past four seasons and would add an element of steel to any side looking for a tough-tackling defensive midfielder.

Soccer - UEFA Euro 2016 - Qualifying - Group A - Netherlands v Turkey - Amsterdam Arena An impressive performance for Turkey in Euro 2016 could earn Topal a move to one of Europe's top clubs. Source: EMPICS Sport

8. Hatem Ben Arfa (Nice)

The former Newcastle and Hull midfielder spent the start of 2015 unable to play for Nice having already played for the two Premier League clubs earlier in the season.

The 29-year-old French international has been in inspired form for the Ligue 1 side having scored 17 goals in 36 appearances so far this campaign.

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France Soccer Ben Arfa has enjoyed a renaissance since moving back to France. Source: Lionel Cironneau

9. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (PSG)

The maverick Swede is on the lookout for his eighth club having decided to leave PSG at the end of the season.

Having won league titles in Holland, Italy, Spain and France, the 34-year-old may well have his eyes set on a move to the Premier League.

France Soccer League Cup Final Ibrahimovic has never won the Champions League in his illustrious career. Source: AP/Press Association Images

10. Ever Banega (Sevilla)

The talented 27-year-old has endured an injury-hit campaign with the Europa League holders.

The Argentina international still possesses the dazzling dribbling ability that once made him one of Europe’s hottest prospects.

Chile Argentina Soccer WCup Banega started his career with Boca Juniors. Source: AP/Press Association Images

Selected Others: Víctor Valdes (Manchester Untied), Alvaro Arbeloa (Real Madrid), Daniel Agger (Brondby), Marc Wilson (Stoke City), Patrice Evra (Juventus), Darron Gibson (Everton), Tomas Rosicky (Arsenal), Stephane Sessegnon (West Brom), Joel Campbell (Arsenal).

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