Regardless of what happens this season, Villa will be looking for one thing in the summer – talent. 

Players capable of either gaining promotion to the Premier League, or (if a miracle occurs) keeping them up there. 

One way to get new bodies in the door is to raid the free agent market for experienced players, proven at the level Dean Smith is looking for. 

Here are five players with contracts expiring in the summer, who could be on their way to Villa Park for absolutely nothing.