Every Premier League player whose contract expires in 2020

Every Premier League player whose contract expires this summer

Here is every single player in the Premier League with a contract that is due to expire in the summer of 2020. 

With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to cause headaches for the football world as league schedules are thrown up in the air and, in some cases, just thrown out altogether.

One of the major dilemmas, however, is the contract situation, particularly in relation to those that are about to expire this year. The footballing authorities wish to figure out an end to the football calendar one way or another before that can happen, so as to avoid a legal quagmire.

Here are the players that will be most affected in the English top-flight:


There are no Arsenal players whose contract expires this year.

Aston Villa

  • James Chester
  • Birkir Bjarnason
  • Keinan Davis
  • Aaron Tshibola
  • Andre Green
  • Rushian Hepburn-Murphy

Centre-back James Chester is likely to leave Aston Villa this summer after spending this season out on loan with Stoke City.

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  • Ryan Fraser
  • Jordon Ibe
  • Charlie Daniels
  • Simon Francis
  • Andrew Surman
  • Artur Boruc
  • Brad Smith
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Are Bournemouth now regretting not cashing in on Ryan Fraser’s terrific 2018/19 campaign last summer? The Scottish winger has had a disappointing campaign for the struggling Cherries and is likely to leave for nothing when his contract expires this year.

There are also a lot of long-time Bournemouth players whose time at the club appear to be at an end, while Jordon Ibe has been a massive disappointment since joining from Liverpool in 2016.


  • Gaetan Bong
  • Leon Balogun

Gaetan Bong was sent on loan to Nottingham Forest this past January ahead of his exit from the club.

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  • Phil Bardsley
  • Aaron Lennon
  • Jeff Hendrick
  • Robbie Brady
  • Joe Hart
  • Adam Legzdins
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Burnley have a lot of contract questions this year, which have only been exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic and the uncertainty that has brought with it.

The club are expected to trigger a clause in Robbie Brady’s contract that will keep him at Turf Moor, while negotiations with his compatriot Jeff Hendrick have thus far come to nought.

Joe Hart has reportedly been offered a contract by David Beckham at his new MLS franchise, Inter Miami. Meanwhile, Burnley recently renewed the contract of Ashley Westwood to keep him until at least 2021.


  • Willy Caballero
  • Willian
  • Pedro

Chelsea and Willian have been negotiating terms on a new deal for a while now, but it seems the two parties are at an impasse.

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Crystal Palace

  • Scott Dann

The veteran defender has been at Selhurst Park for seven years but is likely to end his spell at the London club this summer.


  • Maarten Stekelenburg

Did anyone even realise Stekelenburg was still at Everton?

Leicester City

  • Nampalys Mendy
  • Eldin Jakupovic

Nampalys Mendy was a club record signing for Leicester City when he joined for £13m in 2016, but has underwhelmed since then.

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  • Adam Lallana
  • Nathaniel Clyne
  • Andy Lonergan

Two former Southampton players are not expected to sign contract extensions before the summer, while Andy Lonergan’s short-term deal will come to an end also.

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Manchester City

  • David Silva
  • Claudio Bravo

David Silva has indicated he will leave Manchester City at the end of this season after a decade in the Premier League.

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Manchester United

There are no Manchester United players whose contract expires this year.

Newcastle United

There are no Newcastle players whose contract expires this year.

Norwich City

There are no Norwich player whose contract expires this year.

Sheffield United

  • Kieron Freeman
  • Leon Clarke
  • John Lundstram
  • Mark Duffy
  • Ricky Holmes
  • Jack Rodwell
  • Phil Jagielka

John Lundstram will surely get a new deal with Sheffield United after a stellar campaign for the Blades.

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  • Shane Long

Shane Long will reportedly sign a contract extension with Southampton.

Tottenham Hotspur

  • Jan Vertonghen

The Dutch centre-back’s relationship with José Mourinho is barely better than it was with Mauricio Pochettino, so it’s highly unlikely he will be kept on.

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  • Heurelho Gomes
  • Ben Foster
  • Jose Holebas
  • Adrian Mariappa

Ben Foster has been one of Watford’s best players but at age 37 he is unlikely to be kept on.

West Ham United

  • Pablo Zabaleta
  • Carlos Sanchez

Full-back Pablo Zabaleta is getting on, while Carlos Sanchez has been pretty dismal since joining West Ham United in 2018.


  • Connor Ronan
  • John Ruddy

Connor Ronan has had some impressive loan spells in the past few years, but it is unclear whether Wolves will give the Irishman a new contract.

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