Players can fall out with their managers. Personality clashes happen in any working environment and it is the same in football.
However, being frozen out at a club is not always down to a disagreement between the player and the coach. There are other factors, including injuries, poor performances and contract issues that can lead to a footballer being left out of the matchday squad.
The stars we have listed in this article have all been sidelined for very different reasons, and it is very possible that some could yet make a first-team comeback.
Press the next page as we go through five players who seemingly don’t have a future at their respective clubs.