Here are the NINE European free agents Brighton could sign in the summer to bolster their Premier League squad

Could Hatem Ben Arfa be due to return to the Premier League?
Could Hatem Ben Arfa be due to return to the Premier League?

Could some of these Champions League quality players be making their way to Brighton in the summer?

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This one might be a tad unlikely... that saying, the 33-year-old Uruguayan defensive stalwart is set to be a free agent this summer and has experience playing at the top-level against the world's best attackers

This one might be a tad unlikely... that saying, the 33-year-old Uruguayan defensive stalwart is set to be a free agent this summer and has experience playing at the top-level against the world's best attackers

The 29-year-old Algeria international winger boasts 36 goals in 139 games for Porto and has played in the Champions League.

The 29-year-old Algeria international winger boasts 36 goals in 139 games for Porto and has played in the Champions League.

A 29-year-old Mexican midfielder with 70 international caps, Herrera would certainly bring experience and dynamism to Rafa's squad - but could the Porto man cut it in the Premier League?

A 29-year-old Mexican midfielder with 70 international caps, Herrera would certainly bring experience and dynamism to Rafa's squad - but could the Porto man cut it in the Premier League?

Werder Bremen's captain's deal is set to expire in the summer prompting interest from a host of Premier League and European clubs. With 14 appearances for Germany, Kruse, 31, could certainly do a job.

Werder Bremen's captain's deal is set to expire in the summer prompting interest from a host of Premier League and European clubs. With 14 appearances for Germany, Kruse, 31, could certainly do a job.

The defender could certainly still do a job for Burnley in the Premier League - wages may be a stumbling block, however.

The defender could certainly still do a job for Burnley in the Premier League - wages may be a stumbling block, however.

Why always him? The controversial former Manchester City and Liverpool striker's contract is up in the summer after scoring eight goals in 12 Ligue 1 matches this season.

Why always him? The controversial former Manchester City and Liverpool striker's contract is up in the summer after scoring eight goals in 12 Ligue 1 matches this season.

Dzagoev has been at CSKA Moscow since 2008 amassing 52 goals in 237 appearances and has also netted nine times in 59 caps form his native Russia.

Dzagoev has been at CSKA Moscow since 2008 amassing 52 goals in 237 appearances and has also netted nine times in 59 caps form his native Russia.

The ex-Manchester United right back has three Premier League winners medals to his name and has reached the Champions League final twice, Brighton could do worse.

The ex-Manchester United right back has three Premier League winners medals to his name and has reached the Champions League final twice, Brighton could do worse.

Ben Arfa inspired Rennes to a historic French Cup victory over Neymar's Paris Saint-Germain this season and used to play for Newcastle - could a return be on the cards?

Ben Arfa inspired Rennes to a historic French Cup victory over Neymar's Paris Saint-Germain this season and used to play for Newcastle - could a return be on the cards?