We are finally in the month of July, which has numerous implications for the world of football. On a more important note, it means that many players are now out of contract and will be available for free transfers.
Already, the likes of Georginio Wijnaldum and Memphis Depay already signing for new clubs on a free, clubs are scouting the transfer market for other bargain buys.
In similar deals, last summer, free agents Edinson Cavani and Thiago Silva joined Manchester United and Chelsea respectively and each made a tremendous impact. However, it was Thiago Silva who was rewarded with a Champions League success, while Edinson Cavani finished up with United as Europa League runner-up.
This season again, there are some big names who can freely move to another club now as we entered the month of July.
10 Most Valuable Free Agents This Summer
|Pos||Player||Age||Market Value||Parent Club|
|1||Lionel Messi||34||€80.0M||FC Barcelona|
|2||Gianluigi Donnarumma||22||€60.0M||AC Milan|
|3||Rafael Santos Borré||25||€17.0M||Club Atlético River Plate|
|6||Sergio Ramos||35||€10.0M||Real Madrid|
|7||Paulinho||32||€9.5M||Guangzhou Evergrande FC|
|8||Marcos Paulo||20||€9.0M||Fluminense FC|
|9||Jeffrey Schlupp||28||€9.0M||Crystal Palace|
|10||Jérôme Boateng||32||€8.5M||FC Bayern Munich|