World Football: Top Four Bosman Transfers of August

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World Football: Top Four Bosman Transfers of August
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The transfer window is closed and teams will now be directing all their attention to their upcoming matches.

With the start of the major European leagues coinciding with the final days of the transfer window, many sides concentrated their efforts on purchasing players rather than winning games. But, even with the window now closed, fans will continue to discuss the summer transfers for at least another couple weeks.

While the big money deals have been at the top of all the headlines, it is sometimes the smaller purchases that are the most interesting. And what's better for a team than bringing in a great player for free.

For a while now, the free transfer has been nicknamed the Bosman transfer. While it is often old players who leave for free, we often see great players switch clubs for no fee at all.

Here's a list of the top four Bosman transfers of August:

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