Bosman ruling

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Bosman ruling

(ˈbɒzmən)
n
(Soccer) soccer an EU ruling that allows out-of-contract footballers to leave their clubs without the clubs receiving a transfer fee
[C20: named after Jean-Marc Bosman (born 1964), Belgian footballer whose court case brought about the ruling]
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It means extra onus will be on summer signing Aluko to produce the goods, following his Bosman free transfer summer arrival from Hull.
He is Sunderland's longest-serving player, having joined the Black Cats on a Bosman free transfer in June 2011 - a month before John O'Shea and Wes Brown signed from Manchester United.
Scotland international Fletcher is in the final six months of his contract with the Wearsiders, and is unlikely to be offered a new deal which means he will be able to leave on a Bosman free transfer in the summer.
The 29-year-old signed a two-year deal yesterday after completing a Bosman free transfer following his release from Celtic.
With Brendan Rodgers on the verge of securing his second signing of the summer after netting Manchester City's Ivorian defender Kolo Toure on as Bosman free transfer, the Reds boss will immediately turn his attentions to Alberto.
The 32-year-old Danish forward has agreed personal terms on a Bosman free transfer from Newcastle to Blues, who have also been linked with Town's Antony Kay.
Walcott is believed to be happy at the club, but the possibility of a Bosman free transfer next summer could change his mind.
The 25-year-old will complete a Bosman free transfer to St James' Park on July 1 on a five-year deal.
LIVERPOOL are set to secure the signing of French winger Sylvain Marveaux on a Bosman free transfer.
Cardiff feared Ledley would run down his contract and leave on a Bosman free transfer next summer.
CARDIFF CITY have made Northern Ireland's Tony Capaldi their first summer signing on a Bosman free transfer.