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Which Championship players will be out-of-contract this summer?

Ashley Cole during the FA Cup Fifth Round match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Derby County at Amex Stadium on February 16, 2019 in Brighton, United Kingdom.
Image: Ashley Cole signed a short-term contract at Derby in January 2019

With the Championship regular season behind us, we take a look at the players who may be searching for pastures new this summer.

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Aston Villa

Mark Bunn, Tommy Elphick, Alan Hutton, Mile Jedinak, Micah Richards, Glenn Whelan.

Image: Alan Hutton looks set to become a free agent when his Aston Villa contract comes to an end on June30


Tomasz Kuszczak, Michael Morrison, Viv Solomon-Otabor.

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - JULY 24: Tomasz Kuszczak in action for Birmingham City during the Pre-Season Friendly between Hibernian and Birmingham City at Easter
Image: Tomasz Kuszczak hasn't made a first-team appearance for Birmingham since November 2017


Craig Conway, Paul Downing, Ben Gladwin, Jayson Leutwiler, Jack Rodwell.

during the Sky bet Championship EFL match between Swansea City v Blackburn Rovers at Liberty Stadium on October 23, 2018 in Swansea, Wales.
Image: Jack Rodwell has been linked with moves to Serie A sides Torino and Sassuolo


Mark Beevers, Will Buckley, Clayton Donaldson, Lloyd Dyer, Jack Hobbs, Mark Little, Craig Noone, Gary O'Neil, Josh Vela, David Wheater, Ben Williams, Marc Wilson.

Image: Phil Parkinson will be bracing himself for a player exodus as Bolton prepare for life in League One


Yoann Barbet, Jack Bonham, Lewis Macleod, Josh McEachran, Moses Odubajo.

Image: Former Chelsea starlet Josh McEachran is out of contract at Brentford this summer

Bristol City

Frank Fielding, Stefan Marinovic, Niki Maenpaa, Eros Pisano, Jamie Paterson, Antoine Semenyo.

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Efe Ambrose, Nick Blackman, Craig Bryson, Jacob Butterfield, Ashley Cole, Bradley Johnson, David Nugent, Marcus Olsson, Alex Pearce, Kelle Roos.

Image: Bradley Johnson will become one of 10 players out-of-contract at Derby when his deal runs out in June


Fraizer Campbell, Evandro, Marcus Henriksen, Will Keane, David Marshall, Ondrej Mazuch, Robbie McKenzie, Liam Ridgewell, James Weir.

Fraizer Campbell
Image: Fraizer Campbell is set to hold talks with Nigel Adkins over extending his stay at the KCOM Stadium


Tom Adeyemi, Luke Chambers, James Collins, Simon Dawkins, Josh Emmanuel, Dean Gerken, Jonas Knudsen, Jordan Spence, Grant Ward.

James Collins of Ipswich Town tackles Glenn Whelan  of Aston Villa during the Sky Bet Championship match at the Villa Park, Birmingham. Picture date: 26th January 2019. Picture credit should read: Harry Marshall/Sportimage
Image: Ipswich boss Paul Lambert will be hoping to tie former West Ham defender James Collins to a fresh deal at Portman Road




Stewart Downing, Dimitrios Konstantopoulos, John Obi Mikel.

Stewart Dowing salutes the Middlesbrough supporters
Image: Close to triggering a new contract for Middlesbrough, Stewart Downing has been restricted to appearances from the bench of late


Jordan Archer, Tom Elliott, Lee Gregory, Tom King, David Martin, Conor McLaughlin, Steve Morison, Ryan Tunnicliffe.

Image: Millwall frontman Steve Morison is yet to be offered a new deal at The Den


Todd Cantwell, Timm Klose, Ivo Pinto.

Image: Timm Klose could join Ivo Pinto in leaving Norwich

Nottingham Forest

Juan Rafael Fuentes, Stephen Henderson, Jamie Ward.

NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - JULY 19:  Jamie Ward of Nottingham Forest in action during a pre-season friendly match between Notts County and Nottingham Forest at
Image: Jamie Ward hasn't played for Nottingham Forest since late 2017 and spent the first four months of this season on loan at Charlton


Andy Boyle, Michael Howard, Tommy Spurr, Tom Stead, Ben Pringle, Marnick Vermijl.

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Jake Bidwell, Jordan Cousins, Darnell Furlong, Grant Hall, Joel Lynch, Angel Rangel, Olamide Shodipo, Pawel Wszolek.

Image: Jake Bidwell joined QPR from local rivals Brentford in 2016


Callum Harriott, Anssi Jaakkola, Paul McShane, John O'Shea.

Reading's John O'Shea
Image: Reading's John O'Shea announced his intention to retire at the end of April


Laurence Bilboe, Alex Bray, Anthony Forde, Akeem Hinds, Joe Mattock, Joe Newell, Darren Potter, Lewis Price, Jon Taylor, Ryan Williams.

Image: Paul Warne will address new contracts for his players after the recent appointment of head of recruitment Rob Scott

Sheffield United

Paul Coutts, Martin Cranie, Conor Washington, Jake Wright.

Boyhood Blade Chris Wilder is gunning for another victory at Hillsborough
Image: The vast majority of Chris Wilder's Sheffield United squad will be under contract as they return to the Premier League next season

Sheffield Wednesday

Almen Abdi, George Boyd, Gary Hooper, David Jones, Kieran Lee, Marco Matias, Frederik Fisker Nielsen, Connor O'Grady, Liam Palmer, Fraser Preston, Daniel Pudil, Keiren Westwood.

Billy Sharp of Sheffield United collides with goalkeeper Keiren Westwood of Sheffield Wednesday during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United at Hillsborough Stadium on March 04, 2019 in Sheffield, England.
Image: Keiren Westwood has returned to the Sheffield Wednesday starting lineup under Steve Bruce


Charlie Adam, Darren Fletcher, Jakob Haugaard.

Stoke midfielder Charlie Adam has admitted he could leave the club in January
Image: Charlie Adam made over 150 league appearances during a seven-year spell with Stoke


Wilfried Bony, Leroy Fer, Adam King, Luciano Narsingh, Martin Olsson, Wayne Routledge, Mike van der Hoorn.

Swansea's Wilfried Bony has joined Al-Arabi on loan
Image: Wilfried Bony made seven appearances for Swansea this season, before he joined Qatari club Al-Arabi on loan in January

West Brom

Gareth Barry, Chris Brunt, Rekeem Harper, Wes Hoolahan, Tyrone Mears, James Morrison, Boaz Myhill.

 during the Premier League match between Arsenal and West Bromwich Albion at Emirates Stadium on September 25, 2017 in London, England.
Image: West Brom midfielder Gareth Barry turned 38 at the end of February


Luke Burgess, Owen Evans, Darron Gibson, Dan Lavercombe, Shaun MacDonald, Gavin Massey, Callum McManaman, Chris Merrie, Jonas Olsson, Nick Powell.

Image: Wigan's Nick Powell reportedly turned down a new deal at the end of 2018
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