Every summer leaves a lot of top-class players in the free agency world. They move on a free transfer after they run down their contract. Since the club which they join doesn’t have to pay a transfer fee, the players are in a position to negotiate a huge signing bonus. 2019 summer will go down amongst the best free transfers of all-time. Here is the world-class XI available on a free transfer in 2019.
11. Goalkeeper – David De Gea (Manchester United)
David De Gea is probably the best goalkeeper in the world when it comes to important saves. The Spaniard has been constantly linked with a move away from Manchester United, on the verge of joining Real Madrid. Though it never worked, De Gea could leave England after eight years with Manchester on a free transfer next summer.
10. Right-Back – Antonio Valencia (Manchester United)
The current Manchester United captain, Antonio Valencia, is the team’s longest-serving player in the current squad. the end of the current season, he will complete ten seasons with the club and will be a couple of months away from his 34th birthday.
9. Center-Back: David Luiz (Chelsea)
David Luiz seems to be enjoying at Stamford Bridge under the new manager Sarri. The Brazilian had a fall out with Antonio Conte last season and people thought his career was fading for real. But Luiz’s contract at the Blues will end by 2019. But with his good relationship with Sarri, the geezer may see his contract renewed otherwise he will see the door out.
8. Center-Back: Diego Godin (Atletico Madrid)
Diego Godin has proved to be one of the best center-backs in the world in recent years. The Uruguayan is in his ninth season with Atletico Madrid and will turn 33-years-old before the season ends. Some reports suggest that he is on his way out of the club and will join Juventus next season as a potential replacement for Andrea Barzagli.
7. Left-Back – Nacho Monreal (Arsenal)
Nacho Monreal is another Premier League veteran who is in in the final year of his current contract. The Spaniard has been Arsenal’s first-choice left-back since joining them in 2013. Monreal will be 33-years-old when his current contract expires in 2019.