The 91 Premier League players stuck on the bench

Date published: Wednesday 8th February 2017 12:57 - Sarah Winterburn

A lucky few have escaped on loan or in permanent moves but there’s still a bloody load of players who have not progressed further than the bench in 24 PL games this season. Features Stuart Taylor. Of course.

 

ARSENAL
Number of players in PL match-day squads: 29
Players to have made it no further than the bench: David Ospina (24), Jeff Reine-Adelaide (7), Chuba Akpom (1).

 

BOURNEMOUTH
Number of players in PL match-day squads: 27
Players to have made it no further than the bench: Ryan Allsop (4), Marc Wilson (1), Baily Cargill (1)

 

BURNLEY
Number of players in PL match-day squads: 29
Players to have made it no further than the bench: Tendayi Darikwa (11), Nick Pope (2), Kevin Long (1), Fredrik Ulvestad (1).

 

CHELSEA
Number of players in PL match-day squads: 24
Players to have made it no further than the bench: Asmir Begovic (24), Nathan Ake (1), Dominic Solanke (1).

 

CRYSTAL PALACE
Number of players in PL match-day squads: 39
Players to have made it no further than the bench: Julian Speroni (16), Noor Husin (4), Michael Phillips (2), Aaron Wan-Bissaka (2), Keshi Anderson (2), Freddie Ladapo (2), Mamadou Sakho (1), Hiram Boateng (1), Ben Wynter (1), Luke Dreher (1), Sullay Kaikai (1).

 

EVERTON
Number of players in PL match-day squads: 29
Players to have made it no further than the bench: Mateusz Hewelt (5), Brendan Galloway (1), Jonjoe Kenny (1).

 

HULL CITY
Number of players in PL match-day squads: 33
Players to have made it no further than the bench: James Weir (14), Greg Olley (4) Dusan Kuciak (3), Josh Clackstone (3), Greg Luer (2).

 

LEICESTER CITY
Number of players in PL match-day squads: 27
Players to have made it no further than the bench: Ben Hamer (8), Bartosz Kapustka (4), Yohan Benalouane (3)

 

LIVERPOOL
Number of players in PL match-day squads: 26
Players to have made it no further than the bench: Alex Manninger (3), Joe Gomez (2), Connor Randall (1)

 

MANCHESTER CITY
Number of players in PL match-day squads: 28
Players to have made it no further than the bench: Joe Hart (3), Pablo Maffeo (2), Tosin Adarabioyo (1).

 

MANCHESTER UNITED
Number of players in PL match-day squads: 26
Players to have made it no further than the bench: Sergio Romero (24), Bastian Schweinsteiger (4).

 

MIDDLESBROUGH
Number of players in PL match-day squads: 31
Players to have made it no further than the bench: Dimitrios Konstantopoulos (5), Julien de Sart (3), Alex Baptiste (2), Dael Fry (1).

 

SOUTHAMPTON
Number of players in PL match-day squads: 32
Players to have made it no further than the bench: Stuart Taylor (14), Alex McCarthy (9), Florin Gardos (2), Olufela Olumola (2), Harry Lewis (1), Jake Hesketh (1), Lloyd Isgrove (1).

 

STOKE CITY
Number of players in PL match-day squads: 29
Players to have made it no further than the bench: Jakob Haugaard (3), Thibaud Verlinden (2), Joel Taylor (1), Tom Edwards (1)

 

SUNDERLAND
Number of players in PL match-day squads: 39
Players to have made it no further than the bench: Mika (18), Elliot Embleton (6), Ethan Robson (5), Thomas Robson (4), Josh Robson (2), Rees Greenwood (2), Max Stryjek (2), Michael Ledger (1).

 

SWANSEA CITY
Number of players in PL match-day squads: 27
Players to have made it no further than the bench: Kristoffer Nordfeldt (24), Daniel James (1).

 

TOTTENHAM
Number of players in PL match-day squads: 27
Players to have made it no further than the bench: Cameron Carter-Vickers (14), Ryan Mason (2), Luke McGee (2), Pau Lopez (1).

 

WATFORD
Number of players in PL match-day squads: 37
Players to have made it no further than the bench: Adrian Mariappa (6), Giedrius Arlauskis (2), Allan Nyom (2), Andrew Eleftheriou (2), Tom Hoban (1), Charlie Rowan (1), Carl Stewart (1).

 

WEST BROM
Number of players in PL match-day squads: 27
Players to have made it no further than the bench: Boaz Myhill (18), Alex Palmer (5), Kane Wilson (5), Jack Rose (1), Rekeem Harper (1).

 

WEST HAM
Number of players in PL match-day squads: 35
Players to have made it no further than the bench: Domingos Quina (10), Reece Oxford (8), Raphael Spiegel (2), Reece Burke (2), Alex Pike (2), Marcus Browne (2), Declan Rice (1).

 

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