One of the least surprising departures was confirmed yesterday with Scott Parker heading out of White Hart Lane after two seasons at Tottenham. Parker was signed from West Ham by Harry Redknapp in 2011 and seemed likely to reunite with his former boss at QPR but stays in the Premiership after Fulham swooped to capture his signature.
Parker played 62 games for Spurs but was far more effective in his first season at the club and with new arrivals at the Lane, the 32 year old was always destined to be one of the odd men out. With the added competition of Sandro heading back to full fitness, Scott should certainly enjoy far more game time at Craven Cottage in 2013-14.
The midfielder now joins up with former Spurs boss Martin Jol and will line up this season with fellow old boys Dimitar Berbatov, Adel Taraabt and Darren Bent.
But the main incentive for Scott Parker is the fact that he is able to stay and compete in the Premiership during World Cup year and with that we wish him well as he battles to get back into the England set up.