Free agent XI of players STILL available includes Ben Arfa, Bony and Coentrao

first_imgTHE TRANSFER window has shut across Europe but there are still plenty of well-known players left without clubs.Many leagues allow teams to bring in free agents despite the market being shut.3And you can put together a pretty strong line-up from those currently out of action.From Claudio Marchisio to Wilfried Bony, Sun Sport looks at which freebies can make up such a team.DJOU YOU WANT ME?A host of experienced defenders recently let go by their clubs are available to make up the backline.Michel Vorm finished his stint as Tottenham’s back-up after 13 league appearances in five seasons.A move back to the Eredivisie could be on the goalkeeper’s agenda with another ex-Spurs man, Younes Kaboul, up for grabs after leaving Watford at the turn of the year.3 Vorm was a star player at Swansea before signing for SpursCredit: AFP or licensorsIf the 33-year-old Frenchman is a throwback, old North London rival Johan Djourou is also a free man having left Serie A team SPAL.After leaving Arsenal the Swiss centre-back, now 32, has been wandering Europe with spells at Hamburg and Antalyaspor.Filling the full-back spots is less of a chore given double Champions League winner Coentrao and Danny Simpson, touted for a move to France after leaving Leicester, are currently without teams.3 Marchisio was given a hero’s send off by Juve fansCredit: Reuters Many were surprised when Claudio Marchisio left Juventus in the summer and the Italian, recently linked to Monaco, is a shoe-in for this XI.And at 35, Mile Jedinak can still do a good job in the centre of midfield having mustered 18 appearances during Aston Villa’s promotion campaign.Fittingly, the Aussie showed his penalty prowess with his final kick for the Villains, netting in their play-off semi-final shootout win over West Brom.Pushing ahead of such a solid base could be Hatem Ben Arfa – the Frenchman left Rennes in the summer and is rumoured to be of interest to clubs in Italy.HE’S OUR KEIFrom one attacking midfielder who has enjoyed a career resurgence to another.Keisuke Honda left A-League team Melbourne Victory having banged in eight goals from 19 appearances, keeping up a similarly impressive record from Pachuca of Mexico the year before.Many feel the Japanese ace is past his best but, at 33, there is still one big move left in Honda.Most Read Football NewsTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’NEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticREF RELEASEDChampions League ref Vincic released by cops after arrest in prostitution raidKEANE DEALEx Man United youth ace David Jones says Roy Keane negotiated a contract for himFormer Athletic Club hero Markel Susaeta is finally up for grabs after over two decades on the Bilbao side’s books.And while a number of clubs have been waiting for the Spanish winger to become available, albeit when in his prime, nobody can say they haven’t had the chance to sign Bony.The freebie Ivorian striker, recently linked to Brighton after training with Newport, has struggled in stints at Stoke and Swansea after a big move to Manchester City flopped.LADBROKES 1-2-FREE Simply predict England, Wales and Scotland vs Belgium scores this weekend and win £100Former Manchester City star Wilfried Bony ‘set to join Brighton on free transfer’last_img read more

LeBron James among evacuees in S. California fire

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