The England man has vented his frustrations this week at a lack of first team football. But is the real reason of a more folically induced frustration?
Manchester United, Arsenal, Southampton, Liverpool and Everton players make the list, which looks at the English players who have stood out in this year's Premier League.
Luis Suarez has been banned for ten games; two more than the FA imposed on Ben Thatcher after his elbow on Pedro Mendes in 2006.
Despite securing the Premier League title, there is little chance of United playing the kids in their remaining four games.
Tottenham Hotspur striker Jermain Defoe's previous actions should have been the key in getting Liverpool forward Luis Suarez off of a long ban for biting Branislav Ivanovic, instead the striker stands to miss 10 games.
Arsenal host on newly crowned Premier League champions Manchester United this Sunday and, as if that wasn’t enough cause for concern, their only recognized centre-forward is suspended.
With Spurs so close to a Champions League place, could their final five matches determine far more than just next season?
He has been the cream of the crop in recent weeks for the youth team but what got him gushing over The Gunners on Twitter last night?
More cost savings to be made, but most of the pain is over.