During the shutdown of the season, Kenny Jackett is using his time to seek out new players who will improve his squad.The Blues manager has previously used the free agent market to his advantage, signing the likes of Tom Naylor and Craig MacGillivray for nothing.We’ve already looked at the Championship and League One players who are out contract at the end of the campaign. Jackett could well decide to survey who’s available on a free in League Two and ready for the step up. So scroll down and click through the pages to see the best fourth-tier players whose deals are coming to a close...
1. Hope Akpan - Bradford City
The Everton academy graduate has Premier League and Championship experience under his belt. Scored four goals in 23 outings from central midfield this season.
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2. Keshi Anderson - Swindon
The winger has been at the heart of the Robins' League Two title charge, bagging six times in 22 games.
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3. Eoin Doyle - Swindon Town
The striker spent the second half of the 2017 League Two title-winning season on loan at Fratton Park. Been in prolific form this term, scoring 25 goals in 31 games for Swindon.
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4. CJ Hamilton - Mansfield
With blistering pace and power, he's the sort of winger that Kenny Jackett likes. The 25-year-old is also left-footed, which is a big bonus and won't be short of suitors if he leaves the Stags.
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