5 Players With Release Clauses That Expire This Summer – Including 2 City Transfer Targets

Transfer fees have skyrocketed over the past 10 to 20 years, with even pretty mediocre players costing eye-watering amounts of money.

It means clubs are always very attentive when transfer targets have release clauses written into their contracts, as they can secure a top-drawer signing without necessarily breaking the bank.

Usually, these clauses are not time-limited, but there are certain players that do have buyout fees with expiration dates.


Press the next page as we name five high-profile stars with release clauses that end before the summer transfer window closes.

David Tully

David Tully

David has worked as a football reporter for the last fifteen years. Having started as an intern at Snack Media, he then went on to become a freelancer, working on various different sites. At the start of 2023, he took up his current role as content writer for National World's Football News Network.