The January transfer window is yet to come to its head, but recruitment teams and managers across the globe will be looking at who will be out of contract in the summer.

Aston Villa look destine for the Championship and with budgets so tight at the Midlands side the need to look through the out of contract catalogue has never been more important.

Villa have in recent years made use of the free agent market with Micah Richards, Joe Cole, and Kieran Richardson all coming in on bosmans.

All contracts were found on TransferMarkt.

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