Does that make it 15 players now?
Harry Redknapp has repeatedly said that when the African nations cup comes around with the players that we will lose we will be down to 14 outfield players - can we now make this 15?
The Guardian online is reporting that Djimi Traore has been left out of the preliminary Mali squad of 28, so he is one name that we can cross off the list as he will not be going to Ghana.
Traore has hardly featured this season, but at least it does give us another option, that is assuming he will stay in January and will not be sold?
If only Sulley Muntari and/or Papa Bouba Diop were not going instead...
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