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King heads list of free agents

King heads list of free agents
By Eurosport

01/06/2012 at 22:02Updated 01/06/2012 at 22:53

The list of free agents has been released by the Premier League with Tottenham defender Ledley King among the high-profile stars out of contract.

King, whose present deal is up at White Hart Lane, is expected to continue negotiations with the club while also considering options in coaching and possible retirement.

"I’ve been discussing things with the club and my contract expires this summer," King said. "The club has been fantastic in supporting me and given me several options to stay involved with Tottenham. I shall take a view with them pre-season on my future.

"Tottenham has been the only club for me and if I can’t play here then I shall look to be involved in another capacity."

Other notable players who are out of contract include:

Owen Hargreaves (Manchester City)

Michael Owen (Manchester United)

Tomasz Kuszczak (Manchester United)

Andrew Johnson (Fulham)

Danny Murphy (Fulham)

Jose Bosingwa (Chelsea)

Salomon Kalou (Chelsea)

Louis Saha (Tottenham)

Ryan Nelsen (Tottenham)

Emile Heskey (Aston Villa)

Carlos Cuellar (Aston Villa)

Ivan Klasnic (Bolton Wanderers)

Fabio Aurelio (Liverpool)