English Premiership

Dikgacoi out in the cold

2014-05-27 10:17
Bady Boy? Kagisho Dikgacoi (AFP)
Cape Town - Premier League clubs have submitted the their lists of players to be released to Premier League officials at the end of the 2013/2014 season.

According to the Premier League website, all clubs had until the third Saturday in May to submit their lists of released and retained players.

There are a lot of top quality players that are available on a free transfer and many of the players below have signed deals at new clubs.

We have compiled a list of the best players in the Premier League available on a free transfer, including South African star Kagisho Dikgacoi and African stars Marouane Chamakh and Mahamadou Diarra.

Released players/Free transfers:

Bendtner, Nicklas
Park, Chu Young

Aston Villa:
Albrighton, Marc Kevin
Delfouneso, Nathan

Bellamy, Craig Douglas (retired)

Cole, Ashley                                                                                                                                
Eto'o, Fils Samuel
Hilario, Meireles Alves Sampaio Henrique
Lampard, Frank James                                                                                                            
Schwarzer, Mark

Crystal Palace:
Chamakh, Marouane
Dikgacoi, Kagisho

Diarra, Mahamadou
Duff, Damien Anthony                                                                                                                
Karagkounis, Georgios                                                                                                                    
Riise, John Arne                                                                                                                                
Sidwell, Steven James

Hull City:
Faye, Abdoulaye Diagne
Koren, Robert

Manchester City:
Barry, Gareth
Lescott, Joleon Patrick
Pantilimon, Costel Fane

Manchester United:
Ferdinand, Rio Gavin
Giggs, Ryan Joseph (retired)
Macheda, Federico
Vidic, Nemanja

Cuellar, Jimenez Carlos Javier
Dossena, Andrea
Gardner, Craig

Swansea City:
Ngog, David

West Bromwich Albion:
Anelka, Nicolas
Gera, Zoltan

West Ham United:
Cole, Joseph John
Collison, Jack David

It should be noted that any player listed as either a "free transfer" or released by a club could remain there next season and so the lists submitted are not regarded as definitive that such players will be leaving their respective clubs.

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