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Now the former Kilmarnock striker has had enough of being a bit-part player and is desperate to push on with the benefit of a full pre-season this summer.
In fact, Luis' bit-part role in Chelsea is a far cry from the one he left behind at the Vicente Calderon, where played a significant role when Atletico Madrid won the La Liga title.
Although I scored four goals in my first year here, I was a bit-part player.
A bit-part role at Anfield will cost him his England place, while a big-money switch to St James' Park is looking increasingly unlikely, so Carroll seems set for at least one more season in the East End, where he proved a big hit last season.
And while some will be disheartened at his loss, you would surely have to say that is a good sale by Everton for what is essentially another bit-part player.
Many expected Saha to be a bit-part player when he signed but manager Harry Redknapp handed him his debut against Newcastle and he did not disappoint in a game that saw Spurs win 5-0.
STEVEN Reid has backed bit-part players Somen Tchoyi and Graham Dorrans to become major figures for Albion during the coming weeks.
It's enough to make you hanker for the days before the rise of the celeb fitness DVD, when soap actors saw out the twilight of their careers treading the boards in panto in Swindon or settling for the odd bit-part in the Bill.
JAMES MILNER insists he has not become frustrated at having to play a bit-part role since his pounds 12million move to Aston Villa.
Kenny Cunningham says he can have no complaints at being a bit-part player in Sunderland's promotion campaign.
But should Tosh be struggling for options up front, Hartson's adamant he won't accept a bit-part.
It has been said that politicians inhabit a parallel universe, which perhaps explains why BBC staff mistook the Welsh First Minister Rhodri Morgan for a bit-part actor in Doctor Who.
The chance to play a part in The Bill came through her agent after bit-part roles in shows like Casualty.
Exploiting the appeal, particularly in Israel, of Steven Spielberg's 1993 film Schindler's List, the artist interviewed bit-part actors about their roles.
The 32-year-old star, who had a bit-part in Richard Curtis's romantic movie, had her handbag stolen from a cafe on the Portobello Road while she was with her baby son.