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Free Agent XI: Including David de Gea and Eden Hazard

It's the final month of the summer transfer window and there are still some big-name players without clubs who could be snapped up on a free.

A World Cup winner and a Champions League victor still remain on the market and could prove hugely beneficial to any team keen to do some shrewd business.

Here is our free agent XI:

GK - David de Gea

Spanish shot-stopper David de Gea announced he would be leaving Manchester United on 8th July, ending his 12-year stint at Old Trafford and departing after 545 appearances following the expiration of his contract.

The 32-year-old said "it's the right time to undertake a new challenge", but he is yet to find a new employer despite several teams having been linked.

He is currently priced at 4/5 to sign for any Saudi Arabian team, and he could be the latest big name to make a switch to the fast-growing Saudi Pro League. 

German champions Bayern Munich are also understood to be looking for a new goalkeeper and he is 9/4 to head to Bavaria. 

David de Gea Next Club odds

RB - Ainsley Maitland-Niles

England international Ainsley-Maitland Niles is up for grabs after failing to agree a new contract with boyhood club Arsenal.

The versatile 25-year-old struggled to find a regular place in the Gunners' XI and has had loan spells with Ipswich, West Brom, Roma and Southampton.

He has picked up five caps for England and his ability to play in midfield or as a right-back/ right wing-back could make him an attractive prospect for clubs.

CB - Sergio Ramos

Sergio Ramos' best years are arguably behind him but his experience could be a big factor in convincing a team to take a gamble.

The centre-back's CV is legendary - winning five La Liga titles and four Champions League trophies at Real Madrid, while he helped Spain to World Cup glory in 2010 as well as the Euros in 2008 and 2012.

After two seasons at Paris Saint-Germain, where he made 45 appearances in all competitions last term, he's available for free.

The 37-year-old is 1/1 to join any MLS Team and can be backed at 11/4 to join any Saudi Arabian team, while a return to Spain with Sevilla is priced at 5/1.  

View Sergio Ramos Next Club odds

CB - Yerry Mina

The other central defender in our XI is Colombia international Yerry Mina following his exit from Everton after five seasons.

Mina has struggled with injuries over the past two campaigns, making just 22 appearances across all competitions, and he was linked with Fulham earlier in the summer.

A move to Italy has also been touted, with Claudio Ranieri understood to be keen to take the former Barcelona man to Cagliari.

LB - Nico Schulz

Nico Schulz is looking for a new club after four seasons on the books at Borussia Dortmund.

The 30-year-old, who has won 12 caps for Germany, has spent his entire career in his homeland, featuring for Hertha Berlin, Borussia Monchengladbach and Hoffenheim prior to joining Dortmund.

CM - Tom Davies

Everton ended their association with academy graduate Tom Davies at the start of the summer after he failed to establish himself as a first team regular under a succession of managers.

The 25-year-old joined the Toffees aged 11 and made his senior debut under Roberto Martinez in 2016, before going on to feature 179 times for the Merseyside club.

CM - Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Another confirmed exit from Merseyside this summer saw Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain end his spell at Liverpool.

The 29-year-old started out life as a forward with Southampton and Arsenal but moved into a midfield role with the Reds between 2017 and 2023.

Capped 35 times by England, Oxlade-Chamberlain will believe he has a lot left to offer at the highest level and will be keen to play regular football after an extended period on the sidelines at Anfield.

CM - Daichi Kamada

Japan international Daichi Kamada is one of the hottest properties on the market after leaving Eintracht Frankfurt.

The midfielder has emerged as a potential option for Roma and AC Milan after catching the eye during five seasons in the Bundesliga.

He scored 16 goals in 47 appearances across all competitions last term, including nine in the league.

RW - Adama Traore

Adama Traore's pace has given plenty of defenders nightmares in the Premier League but his end product has often been called into question.

The Spaniard has been in and out of the Wolves XI since joining in 2018, but isn't part of Julen Lopetegui's plans going forward.

Traore was with Aston Villa between 2015 and 2016 and reports suggest he could be heading back to Villa Park.

ST - Alfredo Morelos

Alfredo Morelos has been consistently linked with a move to England over the past few seasons and the Colombia international could be on the verge of finally achieving that dream.

He became a fan favourite at Rangers over six seasons, especially after netting 30 goals in 48 games during the 2018/19 season.

Morelos has a reputation for losing his cool and attracting the attention of referees, but that doesn't appear to have put off Watford who are looking to complete a deal.

LW - Eden Hazard

Real Madrid paid a reported €100m euros, which had the potential to rise to €146.1m euros with add-ons, to sign Eden Hazard from Chelsea in the summer of 2019.

Hazard was regarded as one of the world's best players when he made the switch but his time in Spain hasn't panned out as hoped.

The Belgium international has struggled with injuries and left Los Blancos this summer after making just 76 appearances across four seasons.

He is 1/1 to join La Liga side Celta Vigo, 15/8 to sign for any MLS Team and 4/1 to move to any Saudi Arabian Team. 

View Eden Hazard Next Club odds

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