Still there? The Premier League’s forgotten…

Date published: Saturday 16th July 2016 2:13

James Wilson Manchester United Football365

Arsenal: Yaya Sanogo
Last actually played for Arsenal: December 9, 2014 alongside Lukas Podolski in a 4-1 win over Galatasaray in a Champions League dead rubber.
Last seen: Failing to help Charlton avoid relegation from the Championship.

 

Bournemouth: Tokelo Rantie
Last actually played for Bournemouth: January 9, 2016 when he played 39 minutes of an FA Cup tie with Birmingham.
Last seen: On Twitter having a pop at the media for talking ‘sh*t’. He is apparently a target for Leeds United.

 

Chelsea: Marko Marin
Last actually played for Chelsea: April 4, 2013 when he played seven minutes (replacing Yossi Benayoun) against Rubin Kazan in a Europa League quarter-final.
Last seen:
Suspended by his loan club Trabzonspor at the end of a poor season.

Special mentions also due to Papy Djilobodji, Michael Hector, Lucas Piazon, Juan Cuadrado, Marco van Ginkel, Victor Moses and Patrick Bamford.

 

Crystal Palace: Zeki Fryers
Last actually played for Crystal Palace: He played in a pre-season friendly against Philadelphia Union on Wednesday but his last competitive game for Palace was September 24, 2014 v Newcastle in League Cup alongside Barry Bannan and Jonny Williams.
Last seen: Pushed out of the Ipswich side that reached the Championshp play-offs in May 2015.

 

Everton: Oumar Niasse
Last actually played for Everton: May 7, 2016, when the £13.5m man played 63 minutes of a 3-1 defeat to Leicester.
Last seen
: Training with Everton, apparently keen to stay.

 

Leicester City: Gokhan Inler
Last actually played for Leicester:
January 20, 2016 in an FA Cup defeat to Tottenham along with other bit-part Foxes like Yohan Benalouane and Marcin Wasilewski
Last seen:
Dropped from Switzerland’s Euro 2016 squad.

 

Liverpool: Luis Alberto
Last actually played for Liverpool: January 28, 2014 when he played 11 minutes of a Merseyside derby victory.
Last seen:
Scoring six La Liga goals for Deportivo La Coruna, which should earn him a permanent move to Sevilla.

 

Manchester City: Jason Denayer
Last actually played for Man City: It hasn’t happened yet.
Last seen: Playing 90 minutes for Belgium as they lost 3-1 to Wales at Euro 2016. Last season was spent on loan at Galatasaray.

 

Manchester United: James Wilson
Last actually played for Man United: Competitively on October 28, 2015 when he played one terrible half of League Cup defeat to Middlesbrough.
Last seen: Not scoring for Brighton in the Championship play-off semi-final defeat to Sheffield Wednesday.

 

Southampton: Florin Gardos
Last actually played for Southampton: February 28, 2015 when he was substituted after just 25 minutes of a 1-0 defeat to West Brom.
Last seen: Playing for Southampton’s Under-21s as he recovered from a cruciate injury.

 

Stoke City: Dionatan Teixeira
Last actually played for Stoke: Surprisingly on February 13, 2016, his only 45 minutes of Premier League action this season v Bournemouth.
Last seen: Attempting and failing to join Orlando FC.

 

Sunderland: Liam Bridcutt
Last actually played for Sunderland: May 16, 2015 when he played an hour of a 0-0 draw with Leicester City.
Last seen: Playing for mid-table Leeds in the Championship.

 

Swansea City: Nathan Dyer
Last actually played for Swansea: August 25, 2015 when he scored in a Capital One Cup win over York. Also playing that day: Euro 2016 hero Eder.
Last seen:
Winning the actual bloody Premier League with Leicester City.

 

Tottenham: Federico Fazio
Last actually played for Tottenham: September 23, 2015 in a 2-1 League Cup defeat to Arsenal.
Last seen: Not really playing a great deal for Sevilla on loan.

 

Watford: Matej Vydra
Last actually played for Watford: August 25, 2015 in a 1-0 defeat to Preston in the League Cup.
Last seen: Scoring a grand total of three Championship goals in 31 games for Reading on loan.

 

West Brom: Cristian Gamboa
Last actually played for West Brom: February 10, 2016 when he played 120 minutes in an FA Cup win over Peterborough; his only Premier League appearance last season came in August.
Last seen: Playing for Costa Rica at the Copa America Centenario.

 

West Ham: Diego Poyet
Last actually played for West Ham: August 6, 2015 as a second-string West Ham lost a Europa League qualifier to Astra Giurgiu.
Last seen: Playing for MK Dons and then Charlton on loan; both teams were relegated from the Championship.

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