This year includes some big names, including John Terry, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Darren Fletcher and Joey Barton, who leaves Burnley after being banned from football for 18 months for gambling offences.
Arsenal flop Yaya Sanogo’s spell at the Emirates Stadium is over after the club confirmed he will be released this summer. Sanogo made 20 competitive appearances for Arsenal, including in the 2014 FA Cup final victory over Hull City, but only scored one goal for the club.
Among the most prolifically ruthless clubs are Crystal Palace and Manchester City, who have released several first team players each.
Willy Caballero, Gael Clichy, Jesus Navas and Bacary Sagna are among those not kept on by Pep Guardiola at City, while Pablo Zabaleta who has already joined West Ham.
Palace meanwhile have let a number of established Premier League players go, including Fraizer Campbell and Joe Ledley. Ex-Arsenal midfielder Mathieu Flamini has also left Selhurst Park, as has Jonathan Benteke, brother of Christian.
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