Definition of 'free agent'
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The club signed the free agent midfielder on a threemonth deal last week. The Sun (2014)Free agents can be signed by a club at any time in the season. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Both players are free agents after being released this summer. Times, Sunday Times (2012)All the players will become free agents if they go unpaid for two weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The result was that all players automatically became free agents after six years' service. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In addition, a club who have not filled their allocation can sign free agents outside the window. Times, Sunday Times (2010)TEVEZ powerless as the player is a free agent this summer. The Sun (2009)Both players are free agents. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He then brought in a handful of free agents and loan players on lower wages because of the lack of long-term and significant investment. The Sun (2014)It cost City 47 million to sign the free agent. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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