Rotherham United can be proud of their efforts in the summer transfer window, but the Millers aren’t done with new additions just yet.
Rotherham United and their fellow EFL clubs can still make free agent signings now that the transfer window has closed and manager Matt Taylor admitted they will turn their attention to free transfers in the coming weeks.
He explained to the Rotherham Advertiser that a centre-back and an attacking midfielder who can play on the left and right are on his radar.
With that said, here are three free agents Rotherham United should consider…
26-year-old centre-back left Cardiff City by mutual consent in the latter stages of the transfer window, freeing him to find a new club after dropping down the pecking order in South Wales.
The benefit of his recent exit is that he will have gone through pre-season with the Bluebirds, meaning he should be fully fit and ready to go straight away for the Millers. Simpson is a left-footed defender with experience of Championship, Premier League and Scottish Premiership football to his name.
Fosu is a player Rotherham United fans will be more than familiar with after his spell on loan with the club over the second half of last season. He’s still without a club after being let go by Brentford at the end of last season though.
As someone who can play on either wing or centrally as an attacking or central midfielder, Fosu could be the ideal fit for Taylor. He’ll already know the tactical demands of Taylor and much of the squad, so he should be able to transition into life with the Millers pretty seamlessly.
Last but not least is another centre-back in Spanish veteran Ayala. He’s vastly experienced at Championship level and someone with his leadership abilities and pedigree could quickly become an exemplary figure in the Rotherham United backline.
Ayala has struggled with injuries in recent years and that could put them off a deal. However his experience is just about unmatched in comparison to other free agents and given that he was playing second-tier football only last year, there’s no doubt that he would still be up to the standard.