As of January 1 players just can contract in June to begin negotiating with other clubs totally free. This year's roster includes Abidal, Cuenca, Drenthe, Kanoute or Toquero, among other.
On January 1, is again becoming, once again, on a date set for Spanish clubs and the rest of Europe. It is from that day when they can legally negotiate with the players they just contract on 30 June, although in many cases begin negotiations so 'illegal' much earlier.
The 2012 are many players who complete the contract and, given that Spanish football is experiencing a major economic crisis, it is a great opportunity to reinforce the templates at no cost. The list of players is large, but in most cases these are players who have already bespoken renewal or veterans who are in the final stretch of his career.
Few cases in Barcelona and Madrid
Abidal and Pinto Basin are the three Barcelona players ending contract next June, although the club hopes to renew the three players. A Pinto is extended by one year the contract, while Abidal renewal is in the final after a long negotiation process. With the young Isaac Cuenca will be easier, since the will of the player is to use the opportunity is giving Pep Guardiola and gain a place in the first team squad.
As for Real Madrid, the only player to finish the contract is Dutch Royston Drenthe, on loan to Everton and that counts for nothing in the plans of the white club.
More work in Espanyol
Up to four players out of contract next June at Espanyol, although the club is working primarily in the continuity of French striker Thievy. The player, who does not have professional contract, Pochettino is confident and has many options to follow in the first team Espanyol. Also just the keeper Kiko Casilla contract, defender and striker Ernesto Galan Walter Pandiani.
So things are in First
Of the other La Liga teams include players like Gaizka Toquero (Athletic)-although in their case-renewal depends on objectives, and Colsa Munitis (Racing Santander), Ballesteros and Juanlu (Levante), Nunes (Mallorca) Iriney (Betis), Miguel and Albelda (Valencia) Palop and Kanouté (Sevilla), among many others. The full list of players out of contract next June 30 is as follows:
Athletic: Raúl Fernández, Koikili, Aitor Ocio, Igor Gabilondo, Gaizka Toquero, Ibai Gómez.
Atlético: Antonio López, Luis Perea, Diego Costa.
Barça: Abidal, Pinto, Cuenca.
Betis: Nacho, Isidoro, Juanma, Iriney, Miki Roqué.
Espanyol: Kiko Casilla, Galán, Pandiani, Thievy.
Getafe: Gavilán, Pedro Ríos.
Granada: Juan José, Íñigo López, Abel Gómez, Boateng.
Levante: Ballesteros, Nano, Del Horno, Farinós, Carlos Aranda, Javi Venta, Juanfran, Juanlu, Valdo, Rubén Suárez, Rafa Jordá y Koné.
Málaga: Malagueño, Weligton, Hélder Rosario, Maresca, Van Nistelrooy.
Mallorca: Nunes, Martí Crespí, Pau Cendrós, Pep Lluís Martí, 'Chori' Castro.
Osasuna: Ricardo, Roversio, Sergio, Puñal, Calleja.
Racing: Mario Fernández, Gonzalo Colsa, Munitis, Kennedy, Edu Bedia, Tziolis, Osmar Barba.
Rayo Vallecano: Daniel Giménez, Cobeño, Arribas, Movilla, Casado, Koke, Javi Fuego, Raúl Bravo, Rafa García, Susaeta, Míchel, Tamudo.
Real Madrid: Drenthe.
Real Sociedad: Toño Ramírez, Aranburu.
Real Sporting de Gijón: Nacho Novo, Rivera.
Sevilla: Palop, Tom de Mul, Kanouté.
Valencia: Bruno, Maduro, Dealbert, Miguel, Albelda.
Villarreal: César, Mariño, Ángel López, Mario Gaspar, Marcos Senna, Gerard Bordas.
Zaragoza: Antonio Tomás, Ponzio, Paredes, Lafita. (via SPORT)