As 2013 comes to an end, many fans will look back on the highlights of the year.
Manchester United ran away with the Premier League while Bayern Munich announced themselves as the new super power of European football.
Arsenal declared war on the Premier League big spenders by signing Mesut Ozil while Tottenham cashed in on Gareth Bale before reinvesting every penny in a host of new stars.
As well as reflect on the year gone by we will inevitably look to the stars who we expect to shine in 2014.
Many see Everton star Ross Barkley as a new superstar for England while Adnan Januzaj is expected to go from strength to strength for Manchester United.
But who did we expect to shine in 2013 yet failed to do so?
Here we take a look at seven stars who were expected to explode but turned out to be duds.