The 2014 January transfer window has so far been disappointing for lovers of mega transfer deals, but it shouldn't be too long before the faxes start coming through.
Besides, there are just too many players currently taking up space in their respective clubs' squads, just soaking up some of the wage bill and not doing much else.
Every side has a couple of players like this, stars that have either not done enough to secure a place in the starting XI or just have no prospect of playing owning to superior players in front of them.
There are a few names around Europe's top teams that look just ripe for the chop and there would be little surprise were they to be shown the exit door.
GMS have picked out six of these particular players and put them neatly into a lovely little slideshow for your perusal - click on to see who they are...