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<b>The best free transfers...</b><br/><br/>
<b>SOL CAMPBELL: Tottenham to Arsenal, 2001</b><br/><br/>
The template for 'Judas' transfers. A one-club man, and Tottenham's best player at the time, Campbell allowed his contract to run down so as to be able to leave Spurs and join who he liked. And that was Arsenal whose twin ability to offer hefty wages and medals was irresistible to Campbell and a bitter betrayal to all Tottenham fans still. To add salt to the wound, Campbell won the double in his first season with the Gunners.

Indyplus gallery: The best and worst free transfers of all time

A look at the deals which cost nothing that transpired into great things or a complete catastophe

<b>The best free transfers...</b><br/><br/>
<b>SOL CAMPBELL: Tottenham to Arsenal, 2001</b><br/><br/>
The template for 'Judas' transfers. A one-club man, and Tottenham's best player at the time, Campbell allowed his contract to run down so as to be able to leave Spurs and join who he liked. And that was Arsenal whose twin ability to offer hefty wages and medals was irresistible to Campbell and a bitter betrayal to all Tottenham fans still. To add salt to the wound, Campbell won the double in his first season with the Gunners.

With Samuel Eto'o joining Chelsea and Kaka returning to AC Milan, who are the best and worst free transfers of all time?

A look at the deals which cost nothing that transpired into great things or a complete catastophe

Comment: Arsenal might have left it very late - but Arsene Wenger has pulled off the signing of the summer with Mesut Ozil

Ozil transforms them from a club which world-class players leave to one which they join

Arsenal have made an offer for Real Madrid midfielder Mesut Ozil

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The situation is not new for Wenger, and in the past the result has always been the same &ndash; the board sticks to its guns and the player moves on

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