In the week that former Arsenal players Mathieu Flamini and Niklas Bendtner signed as free agents for Crystal Palace and Nottingham Forest respectively, here’s a list of some of the leading players who are free agents following the close of the transfer window.

Marco Amelia (nationality: Italy, age: 34, last club: Chelsea)
Vladimir Gaboulov (Russia, 32, Dinamo Moscow)

Alex (Brazil, 34, Milan)
Sol Bamba (Ivory Coast, 31, Leeds)
Jose Bosingwa (Portugal, 34, Trabzonspor)
Martin Caceres (Uruguay, 29, Juventus)
Kevin Constant (Guinea 29, Bologna)
Sylvain Distin (France, 38, Bournemouth)
Gyorgy Garics (Austria, 32, Darmstadt)

Philippe Mexes

Philippe Mexes is looking for a new club after being released by Milan.

Philippe Mexes (France, 34, Milan)
Maicon (Brazil, 35, Roma)
Kieran Richardson (England, 31, Aston Villa).
Juan Vargas (Peru, 32, Real Betis)

Samba Diakite (Mali, 27, QPR)
Royston Drenthe (Holland, 29, Baniyas, UAE)
Bosko Jankovic (Serbia, 32, Hellas Verona)
Lucho Gonzalez (Argentina, 35, River Plate)

Sulley Muntari

Former Ghana international Sulley Muntari has been released by Al-Ittihad.

Sulley Muntari (Ghana, 32, Al-Ittihad)
Arnold Mvuemba (DR Congo, 31, Lyon)
Charles N’Zogbia (France, 30, Aston Villa)
Ludovic Obraniak (Poland, 31, Maccabi Haifa)
Leon Osman (England, 35, Everton)
Raul Meireles (Portugal, 33, Fenerbahçe)
Mohamed Sissoko (Mali, 31, Shangai Shenhua)
Stephane Sessegnon (Benin, 32, West Brom)
Juan Manuel Vargas (Peru, 32, Betis)
Samba Diakita (Mali, 27, QPR)
Bosko Jankovic (Serbia 32, Hellas Verona)


Emmanuel Adebayor

Have boots will travel…Emmanuel Adebayor is on the lookout for a new club.

Emmanuel Adebayor (Togo, 32, Crystal Palace)
Dimitar Berbatov (Bulgaria, 35, PAOK Salonika)
Marouane Chamakh (Morocco, 32, Crystal Palace)
Miroslav Klose (Germany, 38, Lazio)
Kevin Kuranyi (Germany, 34, Hoffenheim)
Federico Macheda (Italy, 25, Cardiff City)
Modibo Maiga (Mali, 29, Al-Nasr)
Peter Odemwingie (Nigeria, 35, Stoke)