Eight games into the season and 18 new signings are yet to play a Premier League game for their clubs.
Yahoo Sport UK take a look a each of those players and the reasons why they are yet to feature.
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Florin Andone – He has recovered from the groin injury that kept him out to start the season, but remained firmly on the bench during his two appearances in the matchday squad. Given Glenn Murray’s form, you can’t see the £5.25m starting anytime soon either.
David Button – Matt Ryan is not injured, so David Button has still not played a minute of Premier League football. He did get a Carabao Cup game though.
Rob Green – No explanation needed.
Vicente Guaita -The Spaniard has kept two clean sheets in two Carabao Cup games, but that has not been enough to usurp Wayne Hennessey as The Eagles’ No.1.
Yerry Mina – Yerry Mina is still yet to recover from the injury troubles that have delayed the start to his Everton career. There is a chance he’ll feature against Crystal Palace after the international break.
Andre Gomes – Bearing in mind Andre Gomes is only on loan for the season, to have missed eight games – nearly a quarter of the season – will be a great frustration to the Barcelona man.
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Sergio Rico – Now appears to be Fulham’s No.2, given his spot on the bench in the past three games. Marcus Bettinelli’s form suggests that he won’t be their No.1 anytime soon.
Juninho Bacuna – His only appearance in a Huddersfield shirt remains the Carabao Cup game, when he scored a comical own-goal. Things can only get better.
Fabinho – It was surprising that Fabinho hadn’t played before the last international break, but the £43.7m is still a cup specialist for the Reds. One Carabao Cup start and two Champions League substitute appearances is all he has had.
Caglar Soyuncu – Not yet broken into the first-team after his move from Freiburg and remains restricted to U23 performances.
Danny Ward – Signed as a second choice keeper, so relying on Kasper Schmeichel getting injured.
Philippe Sandler – We’d be more surprised if he had played.
Lee Grant – Despite not playing, Grant is seemingly United’s second choice, not their third, so it can’t all be bad news.
Diogo Dalot – The 19-year-old made his Manchester United debut in the Champions League, but is yet to feature in the Premier League. That isn’t necessarily a bad thing on recent form.
Angus Gunn – Still consigned to the bench, but Alex McCarthy pulled out the England squad due to injury, so Gunn might get his chance after the international break.
Ben Wilmot – An 18-year-old who was wanted by Spurs and Arsenal, the former Stevenage player is one for the future, despite his Carabao Cup appearances.
Domingos Quina – Another teenager signed for the future and limited to Carabao Cup appearances.
Leander Dendoncker – The Belgian has been linked with multi-million pound moves to the Premier League for a while, but now he has arrived he can’t get a game. Odd.
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