Date: 6th May 2016 at 2:14pm
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There are some interesting names on the list who you would think could still do a decent job in one capacity or another, and the question becomes do you think they could do a job for Reading in the 2016/17 campaign?

This isn’t the full list of top flight players out of contract come the end of the current campaign, just the more accepted ‘first team squad’ members.

Out of the 47 listed – any take your fancy?


Mathieu Flamini (Midfielder)
Mikel Arteta (Midfielder)
Tomás Rosicky (Midfielder)

Aston Villa:

Kieran Richardson (Defender)
Charles N`Zogbia (Midfielder)


Artur Boruc (Goalkeeper)
Sylvain Distin (Defender)
Stéphane Zubar (Defender)


John Terry (Defender)
Marco Amelia (Goalkeeper)

Crystal Palace:

Emmanuel Adebayor (Striker)
Adrian Mariappa (Defender)
Damien Delaney (Defender)
Marouane Chamakh (Striker)
Brede Hangeland (Defender)
Julian Speroni (Goalkeeper)
Paddy McCarthy (Defender)


Darron Gibson (Midfielder)
Tony Hibbert (Defender)
Steven Pienaar (Left-wing)
Felipe Mattioni (Defender)
Leon Osman (Midfielder)

Leicester City:

Mark Schwarzer (Goalkeeper)
Marcin Wasilewski (Centre-back)


Kolo Touré (Defender)
Jose Enrique (Left-back)
João Carlos Teixeira (Midfielder)

Manchester City:

Martín Demichelis (Defender)
Richard Wright (Goalkeeper)

Manchester United:

Michael Carrick (Midfielder)
Cameron Borthwick-Jackson (Left-back)

Newcastle United:

Steven Taylor (Centre-back)
Sylvain Marveaux (Winger)
Gabriel Obertan (Winger)
Kevin Mbabu (Defender)


Alex Tettey (Midfielder)
Steven Whittaker (Right-back)
Gary O`Neil (Centre-midfield)


Valentin Roberge (Centre-back)
Steve Harper (Goalkeeper)
Wes Brown (Centre-back)


Kelvin Davis (Goalkeeper)


Tom Carroll (Midfielder)


Joel Ekstrand (Centre-back)

West Brom:

James Morrison (Midfielder)
Stephane Sessegnon (Forward)

West Ham

Joey O`Brien (Right-back)