James Wilson has not been treated fairly this season

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One thing that I hate about Premier League teams is that they are jam-packed, so-much-so that good players are unfairly left out because their hidden talents have yet to have blossomed.

There have been many summer and winter transfers that have come to the Premier League to sit on a cold and boring substitute's bench, and I'm picking the top three unfair rejects in the top flight this season.

Here we go...

Mauro Zarate

Mauro Zarate was bigged up as one of the top summer signings, but instead has turned into a major flop. This hasn't occurred on his own terms, but those of his managers, both at West Ham United and Queens Park Rangers.

In August 2014, Zarate joined West Ham from a long spell in Argentina with Velez Sarsfield and his season looked to have jolted into action with a stunning 20-yard volley against Crystal Palace in only their second game of the season.

Since that London derby, the 28-year-old found appearances very hard to come by and only managed to feature in another of the Hammers' six games. 

Nonetheless, he didn't give up faith and when he was called upon, he often put in a 100 percent shift. Zarate later managed to score again under Sam Allardyce when they travelled to Goodison Park in November to face Everton.

Queens Park Rangers showed some interest in Zarate through the winter transfer window and a loan deal finally went through which saw the 28-year-old join forces with Charlie Austin, Bobby Zamora and Eduardo Vargas. 

But just like his life at Upton Park, the Argentine hasn't been given enough of a chance to prove his worth under Chris Ramsey, and two games is certainly not enough time to settle in.

My best advice to the forward would be to go back to Argentina. During his spell at Velez Sarsfield, he scored 47 goals in 128 games.

James Wilson 

James Wilson is a youngster who admittedly needs time to adapt playing for Manchester United on a regular basis. I accept that. However, what I can't bring myself to understand is why on God's earth Louis van Gaal is moaning that his team cannot score goals.

The 19-year-old has only made 13 first team appearances, most of which from coming off the bench, and has scored three goals, which for a player of his age in the Premier League is quite a creditable statistic.

Falcao can't score goals, Robin van Persie has gone past his use-by date and Wilson is ripe enough. Until the Red Devils manager realised that his young forward is as prolific as your average top scoring striker, United won't be getting themselves out of their goal drought situation.

Go on Louis, give the lad a chance!

Eduardo Vargas

What a performance Eduardo Vargas had at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. He played alongside Alexis Sanchez and scored a huge goal against Spain in the group stages. What more could you want?

Harry Redknapp was obviously paying close attention to the Chilean forward and snapped him up in August, however it wasn't until September 14th that the 25-year-old made his debut for the Hoops. 

Just a month later and Vargas was the super-sub against Liverpool, equalising twice in the last five minutes, despite the Reds going on to a dramatic late victory in one of the games of the season. 

The Chilean must enjoy scoring against the Merseyside teams as he netted against Everton later in the season, following up with a crucial goal in terms of the relegation battle against West Bromwich Albion a couple of weeks later.

If I was Eduardo Vargas, I would be straight on that plane back to his parent club, Napoli, at the end of the season because he has been neglected at Loftus Road. He may have made 21 appearances, but ask yourself how many of those registered as substitute appearances.

Vargas is one of my favorite players. I was really looking forward to seeing him play this season, and I have been left disappointed because what we see from him is a "last 10 minutes show" after being thrown into the mix from the bench.

Which players do you think have been neglected this season? Let us know below!

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