The pros and cons of the loan market have been a hot topic for debate this season, with several players making enormous contributions for their new sides over the course of the year.
England is not a country where loaning players runs deep in footballing culture, and indeed the whole system is mistrusted by many. It can, though, be an excellent way for players to develop and gain game-time when they otherwise may not.
Sometimes, though, fans would prefer to see a loanee starring for his parent club. If there are weaknesses in a side, it is frustrating to see a viable option unavailable for selection.
Who, then, are the current loanees whose return to their parent club is hotly anticipated?