With the January transfer window now behind us, eyes start turning to planning for the summer window as clubs plan their transfer activity.
Tottenham were one of the more active clubs in the transfer market last month, completing the signings of Timo Werner and Radu Dragusin. Ange Postecoglou is likely to want to continue to add his stamp to the squad in the summer.
One shrewd way of doing that is to snap up players who are out of contract at the end of the season. For overseas players, negotiations over a possible contract can even start right now, although that is not the case with players plying their trade in England.
Some bargains can be picked up for nothing when clubs scour the free agent market. Here, football.london look at seven possible targets who are currently out of contract when the summer window opens.
The Juventus midfielder is one of the biggest names who looks set to be out of contract in the summer. He has been linked with a move to the Premier League for a while, with rumours of a move to Manchester United last summer, but he remained with the Serie A club.
It is suggested that Rabiot may sign an extension with Juve between now and the end of the season. But nothing has yet been agreed, meaning that he will be available for free at the time of writing.
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Tottenham were linked with an interest in the Napoli midfielder when Antonio Conte was in charge back in 2020. He has been with the Serie A club since 2016 but is out of contract at the end of the season.
The Italian press have heavily linked him with a summer move to Inter Milan. Liverpool,Read on football.london