While some footballers are busy preparing for the new season, excited by the challenges that lay ahead during the 2014/15 campaign, others are currently in a state of limbo.

These players fear - and, in some cases, know - that their time is up with their current employers.

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This article features five players who appear to have no futures with their clubs - and most move on, before the summer transfer window closes, for the good of their careers

Household names

These are all household names who play for some of Europe’s most prestigious clubs. Star players from Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal, Barcelona and Real Madrid all feature.

Can you think of any other stars with no futures at their clubs? Let us know by leaving a comment in the box below.

But, before that, click ‘Begin Slideshow’ to see our picks.

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