Sometimes in football, it doesn’t work out for players at certain clubs for a variety of reasons. From not settling in the area, to not fitting in with the teams style of play, or simply the fact that they may not be good enough or are but aren’t getting enough of an opportunity in the side.

Whatever the problem is, there comes a time when players have outgrown their surroundings and may need a fresh start to revitalise their careers.

Here are five players who I feel aren’t currently maximising their potential at the Emirates.

Click on Abou Diaby to unveil the 5