Ligue 1 players regularly leave for pastures new each year as they look to prove themselves in the marquee European leagues.
Many go on to be successful and establish themselves as top European talents; however, there are more than a few players that struggle to settle in a new country.
Some fail to adapt to a different league and lifestyle, while others are simply neglected by the managers who recruited them.
The last two seasons have witnessed a number of these cases, with an array players who made their breakthrough in France struggling to make the grade away from Ligue 1.
Here, I look at five ex-Ligue 1 players whose talents are being wasted away from the French top flight.