Eleven Premier League players still on their club’s books…
Reports in the Sun recently suggested that Chelsea midfielder Oriol Romeu will be happy to stay in the Bundesliga with Stuttgart, if Jose Mourinho is unable to guarantee him a future at Stamford Bridge.
What is likely to come as the bigger surprise to the Chelsea fans, rather than this threat from their 23-year-old outcast, is that the player is still on their books at all.
Of course, he’s far from the only player with that reputation. Here are a whole team of Premier League players that you may have even forgotten:
GK) Richard Wright (Manchester City)
The veteran goalkeeper, who was on Arsenal’s books back in 2001, was picked up by Man City in 2012, and has remained with them ever since. The 36-year-old is yet to feature in any competitive fixture.