12 former SPFL stars who Scottish clubs could still sign after closure of transfer window

A dozen players who Scottish clubs could still sign after the transfer window ended

The former Ross County midfielder, and League Cup winner, remains a free agent after a shock exit from Hull City this summer.

Just because the window has closed it doesn’t mean our clubs have to stop signing players until January.

While the pickings are typically a little slim, a few gems have been unearthed by Scottish clubs outwith the window as they shop in the free agent market. Recent notable examples include Youssouf Mulumbu at Kilmarnock and Arnaud Djoum to Hearts.

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In these unprecedented times, the free-agent pool is deeper than ever with clubs having to cut their cloth due to the financial uncertainty, which has left several players twisting in the wind.

The ex-Celtic youngster made a handful of appearances for St Mirren at the end of the last season before the league shutdown.

Here 12 players who’ve played in the Scottish top flight before but find themselves without a club in October:

The striker is a free agent once again after asking to have his contract at Livingston terminated over concerns regarding the Tony Macaroni pitch.
The former Hamilton, St Mirren and St Johnstone attacker is a free agent after leaving Hapoel Beer-Sheva, where he had a strong two-year spell as a squad player.
The 26-year-old, who once had a short loan spell with Hibs, left Sunderland after seven years on Wearside this summer.
The former Celtic defender is still without a club after leaving Parkhead.
The ex-Celtic man left Brighton earlier this summer after five years on the south coast.
The midfielder left Leicester City this summer after 16 years at the Midlands club.
The former Schalke and Trabzonspor attacker has yet to find a new team since leaving Hearts.
According to Transfermarkt, the ex-St Mirren and Hearts striker recently left Japanese side Matsumoto Yamaga.
The ex-Liverpool defender is a free agent after leaving Rangers.
Former Celtic star Beram Kayal.
The former Livingston and Norwich playmaker left St Mirren in the summer and is targeting a move abroad but don't rule out a return to the SPFL.

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