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Xulu Leads List Of 7 Most Expensive Free Agents

After June 30, the number of free agents in the Premier Soccer League has increased and Soccer Laduma takes a look at the top seven most expensive players who are currently without a contract.

Maritzburg United confirmed the departure of Siyanda Xulu last month after spending three years with the Team of Choice.

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The 28-year-old is rated as one of the top centre-backs in Mzansi and has also recently been on the radar of both Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates, who are eyeing the player as a potential addition to their squads for the new season. 

According to the figures on, Xulu is currently the most expensive free agent with a market value of €750 000 (±R14.29m). However, his value took a drop due to the COVID-19 pandemic - in January this year he was valued at €950 000 (±R18.11m).

The centre-back saw his highest market value ever back in 2014 when he was on the books of Russian outfit, FK Rostov. He was worth €1.50 million (±R28.59m) at the time.

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Now, it remains to be seen where Xulu will end up plying his trade next and whether or not his market value will continue to increase.

Click through the gallery to view six more free agents with the highest market value according to the figures on 

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