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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Out of favour

This year
Hugo Lloris to be sidelined or sold
The Frenchman has not been involved in Spurs’ opening two games.
Man Utd boss Erik ten Hag says Harry Maguire has decision to make on his future
The Dutchman feels “no-one would be happy” with the situation the club captain finds himself in.
Connacht 'won’t harm' Aki's Ireland chances, but no guarantee he will play against Newcastle
Ireland centre has not had game-time for his province since the loss to Ulster just before Christmas.
Leandro Trossard wants to leave Brighton after being dropped by Roberto De Zerbi
The Belgian forward will not be available for this weekend’s clash with Liverpool.
Last year
“Does Conte actually mean if we play Doherty we will lose? If so that is brutal'
The stinging criticism of the Ireland international was up for discussion on this week’s episode of the Football Family.
Tottenham midfielder Lo Celso rejoins Villarreal on loan
The 26-year-old found his feet at the same Spanish club in the second half of last season but has been unable to break into Antonio Conte’s plans.
Lukaku returns to Inter Milan on loan from Chelsea
The 29-year-old endured an underwhelming 2021-22 season at Stamford Bridge.
Southampton fans turn on manager Hasenhuttl as Brentford tighten grip of Premier League status
The Bees eased to a 3-0 victory.
Rangers complete surprise loan deal for Juventus' Aaron Ramsey
The Welshman has opted for a switch to the Scottish champions despite interest from the Premier League and elsewhere.
Xavi responds after Barcelona star Dembele's angry social media riposte
The winger’s contract expires in the summer when he will be able to leave the club for free.
Martial did not want to be in Man United squad - Rangnick
The Frenchman has been linked with a move away from Old Trafford this month.
Antonio Conte coy after Tottenham fans boo club-record signing
Tanguy Ndombele angered supporters after he took an age to leave the field when substituted with his side 1-0 down.
All time
Out-of-favour Connolly set for loan move to Middlesbrough - reports
The Ireland forward is reportedly due to undergo a medical at the Championship club today.
Ancelotti on Hazard: 'I prefer other players'
The Belgian star has endured a nightmare two years riddled with injuries since joining from Chelsea for €100 million.
James McClean's Stoke future in doubt as he is left out of pre-season squad
The Irish international has also lost his squad number at the club.
Real Madrid's €60m striker heads to Bundesliga on loan
Serbian forward Luka Jovic is rejoining former club Eintracht Frankfurt until the end of the season.
Loris Karius on verge of Liverpool exit - reports
The goalkeeper is set for a return to Germany.
Mesut Ozil explains why he didn't accept a pay cut at Arsenal
Although totally out of favour under Mikel Arteta, Ozil is determined to see out his contract at Arsenal.
Former Arsenal striker exiled by Parma after training absences
The Serie A club said Gervinho would train on his own until further notice.
Mourinho hints Eriksen could be marginalised at Spurs
The Portuguese claims he will make a decision regarding the Dane’s selection that ‘will be based on a perspective of a future’.
Man United defender Smalling set to make surprise move to Italy
The 29-year-old England international is reportedly close to joining Roma on loan.
Bale to miss Tottenham reunion after being left out of Real Madrid preseason squad
The Welshman is the most notable absentee from Los Blancos’ squad for the Audi Cup.
Bale left out again by Zidane as Madrid exit looks inevitable
The Wales international has only played 90 minutes in three of the French manager’s nine games in charge.
Croatian World Cup star benched amid Arsenal speculation
Inter CEO Giuseppe Marotta told Sky Italia that Ivan Perisic has requested to leave the club.
Duffus open to League of Ireland return as Oldham absence continues
The former Republic of Ireland U21 striker was Waterford’s leading goalscorer during the 2018 season.
Waiting game for Cahill at Chelsea amid talk of Mourinho reunion at Man United
The experienced centre-half has started to generate transfer talk amid a lack of game time, but Maurizio Sarri is making no decision on his future yet.
'I'm not a guy who is willing to accept not playing': Cahill heading for Chelsea exit
The 32-year-old England international has fallen out of favour under new manager Maurizio Sarri.
Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa reveals reasons for snubbing Ireland international Eunan O'Kane
The 28-year-old midfielder was not given a squad number for the new season.
Bad news for Harry Arter as Bournemouth complete signing of Wales midfielder
Highly-rated David Brooks arrives from Sheffield United.
'I knew the manager didn't just wake up one morning and think, 'I don't like Harry anymore''
Harry Arter has had a frustrating season at Bournemouth and has big decisions to make over his future this summer.
Mourinho has 'no problem' picking Luke Shaw despite recent criticism of defender
The left-back has had a rocky relationship with his coach, but the Manchester United manager says he is still willing to play the defender
John Stones admits to 'difficult' Manchester City spell
The England international defender has seen others edge ahead of him in the pecking order under Pep Guardiola.
18 months on from €34 million move, is Mkhitaryan set for Man United exit?
The Armenian has been linked with a return to Borussia Dortmund amid dwindling game time in England.
Mourinho says Luke Shaw still has a future at Man United
There had been speculation the defender will be deemed surplus to requirements at Old Trafford.
15 months after joining for €35 million, Bayern happy to let 20-year-old Portuguese star leave
Renato Sanches has been linked with Liverpool and Chelsea of late.
These Irish players need moves before the transfer window shuts
Jack Byrne is among the list of footballers we feel would benefit from a transfer this month.
Mourinho deals Shaw fresh Europa League snub
The long-term situation for the England international does not appear positive at Old Trafford.
Bastian Schweinsteiger among United players to be axed by Mourinho - reports
Meanwhile, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is in line for his Manchester United debut against Galatasaray.
'Still working hard' - Balotelli trains with Liverpool kids
The Italian striker, who spent last season on loan with Serie A giants Milan, is poised to leave the Reds this summer.
'Van Gaal hasn't spoken to me since I was dropped'
Donald Love admits he has not spoken to the Dutchman about a potential return to the side.