Everton have confirmed on-loan Real Madrid winger Royston Drenthe was dropped from their FA Cup semi-final squad because of a disciplinary issue. Everton’s Dutch midfielder Royston Drenthe (Picture: AFP/Getty Images) The on-loan Real Madrid midfielder was left out of manager David Moyes’ squad for Saturday’s 2-1 defeat to Liverpool and looks to have blown his chances of a permanent deal at Goodison Park. Royston Drenthe has angered Everton manager David Moyes (Picture: PA) A Toffees spokesman said: ‘Royston Drenthe has been the subject of a disciplinary matter.’This has been dealt with internally and the club will be making no further comment.’Reports suggest the 25-year-old angered his manager after repeatedly turning up late for training this season and is not expected to feature again for the Blues this term.The Dutch midfielder has previously expressed his desire to stay on Merseyside after showing glimpses of his star quality with four goals in 27 appearances this season.Reds boss Kenny Dalglish is reportedly considering taking advantage of the situation by making a move for the Madrid star this summer.Goals from Uruguayan ace Luis Suarez and £35m striker Andy Carroll helped the Reds come from behind in their FA Cup tie with Moyes’ men to set-up a final with Chelsea. GALLERY: Liverpool defeat Everton to book a FA Cup final place

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