The Pre-Season 'Is He Still There?' XI

Featuring XI players who have been in pre-season action for Premier League clubs who you might be forgiven for forgetting. Like N'Zogbia, Boyata, Obertan and...

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stuton21 says...

@skinnyman89 - except Bebe's no longer at Manchester United.

Posted 3:02am 4th August 2014

GVMUFC says...

Surely we are all wondering why Yaya is still there after that whole cake fiasco?

Posted 12:18pm 2nd August 2014

skinnyman89 (Derby County) says...

Bebe must be gutted he missed out

Posted 11:11am 2nd August 2014

budek (Bolton Wanderers) says...

I bet Coates stays and plays a good bit for LFC this year

Posted 10:53am 2nd August 2014

Alkaline_ (Manchester United) says...

Great list, for me Zoltan Gera has always been an opitimising figure of 'how on earth is he still getting paid?!', but he finally put that to bed by moving on from WBA very recently.

Posted 4:15am 2nd August 2014

jackstumps says...

Of the very few who have survived the cull at Fulham precious little if anything has been seen of Maarten Stekelenburg or Dan Burn Radallega on his way out, Ruiz yet to appear and I don't know the names of most of the others!

Posted 4:56pm 1st August 2014

levi says...

After 3 minutes, N'Zogbia is injured and replaced in the eleven by the Lewisham Maradona, Kieran Richardson

Posted 4:34pm 1st August 2014

the_double_m (Birmingham City) says...

Come back home to Blues Cameron Jerome. We still love you.

Posted 3:56pm 1st August 2014

boom boom (Arsenal) says...

Poor Francis Coquelin. A man so forgotten, couldn't even make the Forgotten XI list or the comments.

Posted 3:25pm 1st August 2014

chelseablue_no1 (Chelsea) says...

van Ginkel probably would have been an integral part of our midfield last season if not for his season ending injury, so I don't see him as 'the forgotten man' at Chelsea. He was a good signing for us, if he hadn't got injured then we probably wouldn't have signed Matic.

Posted 3:05pm 1st August 2014

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