The Champions League was created so that football fanatics could see Europe's best teams and players go head-to-head for a piece of silverware.

World class players from the likes of the Premier League, La Liga and Serie A have the chance to express themselves on the European stage.

Most of the sides who make it to the latter stages of the competition are usually the world's best international footballers, however some players manage to tag along for the European adventure.

Here we list five Premier League players who are playing for Champions League sides despite being nothing short of average.

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