Premier League Flops Who Have Become World Cup Heroes Including Arsenal & Liverpool Failures

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The players who failed in the English top tier but have performed well in Brazil.

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There have been some impressive performances at the 2014 World Cup so far, both from teams as a whole and individuals.

Annoyingly for a number of Premier League clubs there are also stars who failed when they played for them, but have flourished on the international stage.

Here are a few examples.

Marouane Fellaini Belgium

10. Marouane Fellaini, Belgium

A little bit of a contentious one to start with as not many Everton fans would describe Fellaini as a flop, but not many could argue that the 27-year-old hasn’t played better for the national side than he did for Manchester United during his first season at Old Trafford in 2013/14.

The Belgian was largely disappointing for the Red Devils following his £27.5m switch from Goodison Park, but scored in his nation’s comeback against Algeria in Group H and has looked generally solid.

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