11 free agents Leeds United could still turn to after transfer window deadline

The summer transfer window may have slammed shut - but there are still a host of players who are yet to find new clubs.

Thursday, 15th August 2019, 11:26 am
Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa

Here, we take a look at 11 free agents Leeds United could sign to aid their Premier League promotion push. Admittedly, it is unlikely Marcelo Bielsa will turn to the free agent market, though there are definitely some names in here that will interest Whites fans. Scroll and click through the pages:

While Simpson is widely remembered for being apart of the Leicester City squad that lifted the Premier League title in 2016, the 32-year-old boasts an impressive CV of Championship promotions with QPR and Newcastle.
Williams captained Wales to the semi-finals of Euro 2016, a tournament which sparked a 12m switch to Everton. There is an argument to say his ability has declined in recent years, however, he provides unquestionable leadership skills.

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The Scottish Cafu? That is what Aston Villa fans used to call him after playing a vital part in the clubs journey back to the Premier League over the last three years. After all, Leeds are light at right-back
Olsson was a leading Championship left-back during his Norwich City days while injury robbed him of a performing a similar role for Swansea last term. He also possesses Premier League and international experience.
Another suggestion of someone who could provide cover or competition for Luke Ayling. The former Celtic man is still available after leaving Sunderland and has played at Championship level with Cardiff and the Black Cats.
Williams was linked with Leeds back in 2016 when at the top of is game at Reading. His form in Berkshire earned him a move to then Premier League outfit Huddersfield Town in 2017, though failed to reach similar heights.
Although Phillips, Klich and Forshaw lead the way in central midfielder, McEachran could act as decent cover with nearly six years of Championship experience under his belt with Middlesbrough, Watford, Wigan and Brentford.
With the likes Hernandez, Costa, Harrison and Clarke, the attacking areas is not exactly a position that Bielsa needs to strengthen. It was worth mentioning the forward, though, who can be an exciting individual on his day.
Like Matias, the attacking areas is not a position that is weak and needs strengthening. That said, while the 28-year-old is suited as a right winger, he does have the versatility to drop into right-back.
You cant put a price of experience, which Barry brings in abundance. At 38-year-old, the midfielders playing days are numbered. So what best than to sign a for a season and help Leeds get back in the big time
With Bamford and Roberts listed as the Whites only recognised strikers, Hooper would surely be a welcomed addition. He has his injury problems, but lets not forget his goalscoring exploits at Celtic and Scunthorpe, in particular