Europe's most illustrious clubs have had just under a week to chase fresh faces in a January transfer market that is notoriously difficult to navigate successfully, although new signings have been thin on the ground thus far.

Robert Lewandowski's agreement with Bayern Munich last weekend provided a stark reminder though, a whole host of top talent is available to secure ahead of next season for free if the right deal can be struck.

Here GMS looks at 15 players who are free to talk terms with new clubs in the middle of the campaign, with club captains, legendary figures and nomadic misfits all available as a month of transfer madness continues.

Topics:
#Real Madrid
#Patrice Evra
#Tomas Rosicky
#Nicklas Bendtner
#Manchester City
#Barcelona
#Xabi Alonso
#Dimitar Berbatov
#Joleon Lescott
#Younes Kaboul
#Bacary Sagna
#Manchester United
#John Terry
#Nemanja Vidic
#Victor Valdes
#Arsenal
#Chelsea
#Ashley Cole
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