1) AFC Bournemouth


AFC Bournemouth finish 16th in the league. They managed to pull off a shocker of a win when they beat the then champions Chelsea at Stamford Bridge and beating Manchester United at home in the process.

Below is the list of players who have been released:

  • Joshua Lewis Carmichael

  • Sylvain Distin

  • Jonathan Mukendi Muleba

  • Jayden Connor Stockley

  • Joshua Wakefield

  • Stephane Zubar


2) Arsenal


Arsenal had a very frustrating season they finished second in the league after a late Tottenham Hotspur collapse. They released three players at the end of the season, who were all important players. Mikel Arteta has been released after the Spaniard’s problems with long-term injuries, prompting him to announce his retirement.

Below is the full list of players who have been released:

  • Mikel Arteta Amatriain

  • Mathieu Flamini

  • Tomas Rosicky


3) Aston Villa


Aston Villa finished last after losing 27 games and only eight wins. This season has been shocking considering the fact that Villa were always considered to be the league’s mainstays.

Below is the full list of players who have been released:

  • Charlie Brendan

  • Alec Bannister

  • Janoi Donacien

  • Lewis Kinsella

  • Kodi Lyons-Foster

  • Charles N'Zogbia

  • Kieran Edward Richardson

  • Benjamin Kevin Siegrist

  • Joshua John Webb


4) Chelsea


Chelsea finished 10th in the league.Star players like Eden Hazard, Diego Costa, Cesc Fabregas all failed to step up as the champions could not defend their title. They were out of the race by the end of September.

Manager Jose Mourinho was relieved of his duties in mid-December, as his side were down to being only one point above the relegation zone.

Below is the full list of players who have been released:

  • Marco Amelia

  • Tika Kafusha Musonda

  • Kevin Wright


5) Crystal Palace


Despite having a stellar campaign the season before this one, Crystal palace had a very average campaign this season as they finished 15th in the league. They did, however, manage a few high profile victories as they went on to win a match against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. High profile players like Emmanuel Adebayor and Marouane Chamakh have been released.

Below is the full list of players who have been released:

  • Emmanuel Adebayor

  • Reise Malcolm Allassani

  • Andreas Malde Breimyr

  • Marouane Chamakh

  • Connor William Dymond

  • Spencer Ellis Henderson Forte

  • Matthew George

  • David Michael Gregory

  • Brede Paulsen Hangeland

  • William James Hoare

  • Christopher David Kettings

  • Adrian Joseph Mariappa

  • Patrick McCarthy

  • Oliver David Pain

  • Christian Stephen Scales


6) Everton


Everton finished at 11th in the league.

Below is the full list of players who have been released:

  • Aidan James Graham

  • Anthony James Hibbert

  • Leon Osman

  • Steven Pienaar

  • Felipe Mattioni Rohde

  • Jindrich Stanek

  • Jordan Thorniley


7) Leicester City


Leicester City finished the season as the champions of England, as they won their first title in their entire history.

They were excellent as they managed to beat most of the top clubs including Chelsea, Manchester United, Manchester City to name a few.

Below is the full list of players who have been released:

  • Kyle Stuart Bailey

  • Jack Barmby

  • Jacob Mathew Blyth

  • Dean John Hammond

  • Aaron Hassall

  • Michael Eamon James Kelly

  • Keenan Rakwarne King

  • Paul Martyn Konchesky

  • Jonathan Maddison

  • Harrison Andreas Panayiotou

  • Mark Schwarzer

  • Max Presley Smith-Varnam

  • Ryan Watson


8) Liverpool


Liverpool finishing at 10th place, Brendan was released of his duties, with the former Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp coming in to replace him.

He did manage to improve the team, as he recorded wins against the top clubs like an away victory against Chelsea and a massive 1-4 win against Manchester City. They even beat Manchester United in the Europa League Round of 16 and went on to reach the finals.

Below is the full list of players who have been released:

  • Tom Brewitt

  • Daniel Cleary

  • William George Marsh

  • Ryan McLaughlin

  • Alex Joseph O'Hanlon

  • Kristof Polgar

  • Jose Enrique Sanchez Diaz

  • Kolo Abib Toure

  • Samed Yesil


9) Manchester City


Manchester City had a brilliant start to the season as they were in a comfortable position due to the failures of other big clubs. But they couldn’t continue their form, as injuries to Vincent Kompany and Sergio Aguero hampered their season.

Below is the full list of players who have been released:

  • Charlie Albinson

  • Martin Gaston Demichelis

  • Nathaniel Adeyomi Andrew Oseni

  • Sam Tattum

  • Richard Ian Wright


10) Manchester United


Manchester United finishing just behind city rivals Manchester City. Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United were supposed to be title contenders for the 2015/16 season, but they couldn’t gather the momentum to carry on with their decent start to their season.

Below is the full list of players who have been released:

  • George Edward Dorrington

  • Nicholas Edward Powell

  • Oliver Michael Rathbone

  • Victor Valdes Arribas


11) Newcastle United


Newcastle had a very poor season as they managed to finish 18th in the league as they couldn’t even manage 10 wins.

Below is the full list of players who have been released:

  • Steven Vincent Taylor


12) Norwich City


Norwich once again succumbed to being relegated to the Championship as they could only gather nine wins throughout the entirety of the season.

Below is the full list of players who have been released:

  • Reiss Awuah

  • Afolabi Coker

  • Adel Gafaiti

  • Reece Hall-Johnson

  • Cameron King

  • Jamar Kasheef Loza

  • Cameron Norman

  • Obasiarinse Idehaloise Uade


13) Southampton


Southampton had a brilliant season as they finished sixth in the league finishing just behind the two Manchester-based clubs.

Below is the full list of players who have been released:

  • William David Britt

  • Kelvin Davis

  • Gaston Exequiel Ramirez Pereyra


14) Stoke City


Stoke City had a good season as they managed to finish the league in the top half of the table, just above the previous year’s winners Chelsea.

Below is the full list of players who have been released:

  • Benjamin Thomas Barber

  • Edward Dryden

  • Bobby James Moseley

  • Ryan O'Reilly

  • Peter Odemwingie

  • Steven James Sidwell

  • Petros Skapetis

  • Mason Bradley Watkins-Clark


15) Sunderland


Sunderland finished just above Newcastle on 17th place.

Below is the full list of players who have been released:

  • Liam John Agnew

  • Wesley Michael Brown

  • Steven Kenneth Fletcher

  • Daniel Anthony William Graham

  • Stephen Alan Harper

  • Mikael Mandron

  • Martin Smith


16) Swansea City


Swansea had a decent finishing 12th in the league.

Below is the full list of players who have been released:

  • Daniel Mark Alfei

  • Kyle Thomas Copp

  • James Andreas Demetriou

  • Stephen Fallon

  • Alexander Gogic

  • Raheem Shaquille Rushan Hanley

  • Henry Lloyd Jones

  • Lee Paul Lucas

  • Gareth Thomas Owen


17) Tottenham Hotspur


Tottenham had their best season ever in the Premier League as they finished third,  just behind Leicester City and Arsenal.

Their success is credited to their manager Mauricio Pochettino, who was the mastermind behind their recent success.

Below is the full list of players who have been released:

  • Emmanuel Olukolade Sonupe


18) Watford


Watford had an excellent season considering finished at a fairly decent, finishing 13th.

Below is the full list of players who have been released:

  • George William Byers

  • Josh Doherty

  • Lars Hening Joel Ekstrand

  • Karl Anthony

  • Uchechukwu Ikpeazu

  • Jorell James Johnson

  • Mahlando Javion Martin

  • Bernard Ayitey Mensah Jnr

  • Luke Thomas Simpson

  • Alfie Mac Young


19) West Bromwich Albion


West Bromwich Albion had an average campaign as they finished 14th in the season.

Below is the full list of players who have been released:

  • Victor Chinedu Anichebe

  • Samir Nabi

  • Stephane Sessegnon


20) West Ham United


West Ham United had an excellent campaign finished at 7th place, their best in the last few years. This was possible only due to the combined efforts of Dimitri Payet and Andy Carroll, who scored 18 goals between themselves.

Below is the full list of players who have been released:

  • Jordan Antonio Brown

  • Leo Alexander Chambers

  • Elliot Robert Lee

  • Nathan Mavila

  • Amos Lawrence Nasha

  • Joseph Martin O'Brien