Five free agent signings who could make an impact for Leeds United

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The transfer market has closed...but could any of these free agents do a job for Leeds United?

The transfer window is closed, and Leeds United can reflect on a quality summer's business.

Not only did they address key positions of need, but they are unbeaten in the Championship after five games, with four draws and one win.

There do however remain players on the market with real quality, who could make an impact if head coach Uwe Rosler showed an interest.

Here is a look at five free agents the club could consider...

Kevin Nolan

Arguably the best player on the market, Nolan was surprisingly released by West Ham a week ago. He has experience playing and scoring goals in the Championship with the Hammers, and Newcastle, and while into his 30s, could be a real difference maker. His experience in vital situations could help the club turn draws into wins, and be the difference between a top 10 finish and the play-offs.

Ricardo Vaz Te

Another former West Ham man, Ricardo Vaz Te left the east London side in January. A short spell in Turkey followed and he remains unattached. The 28-year-old scored 10 goals in 15 games the last time he was in the Championship, and with the ability to play up front and on the right wing could be a useful addition.

Jerome Thomas

Thomas enjoyed a brief spell on loan at Leeds earlier in his career, and was released by Crystal Palace earlier in the summer. There is less need for Leeds to go back for th 32-year-old having addressed their lack of wingers by signing Stuart Dallas and Jordan Botaka, but adding strength in depth, on a free transfer, is not necessarily a bad move.

Urby Emanuelson

Former AC Milan midfielder Urby Emanuelson is capable of playing at left-back and on the left wing, and has a lot to prove after seeing his career fade. Once a promising star at Ajax, he finds himself without a club at the age of 29. A former Fulham loanee and Dutch international, Emanuelson's last club was Atalanta, and due to his Serie A exploits could be well known to owner Massimo Cellino.

Slobodan Rajkovic

Rajkovic was once one of Chelsea's most highly regarded youth prospects, with the club paying more than £3 million to sign him as a teenager. Just last season he was playing for German Bundesliga side Hamburg, but his career has been plagued by injuries. At just 26-years-old, the 14-time capped Serbian international centre-back is not ready to give up yet, and the 6ft 3" star could be worth Leeds taking a flier on, even on a pay-as-you play deal.

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