Premier League title contenders love a big squad - it's practically a must-have when challenging on four or five fronts.
But for every £35m signing brought in to strengthen a starting XI, there's another player further down the pecking order pushed down another peg.
We name four of these players - one for each of Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea and Manchester City - and look how circumstances have transpired to cause them to fall by the wayside.
Occasionally it's not their fault - injury, for example - other times they're simply not good enough.
Check out the four below - and can you name any others from your favourite Premier League team?
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