Much has been said over the players spending more time off the pitch than on it this season.
Most are desperate to be out on the turf, and this season in the Premier League there are plenty who might be unhappy with their current situation.
Cesc Fabregas hasn’t impressed Antonio Conte at Chelsea, for example, while a handful of players at Arsenal have suffered a similar fate in the opening months of this term.
So we’ve put together an XI made up of the best fringe players in the Premier League – check out the line-up by viewing the slideshow above.
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