Andy Carroll has left Newcastle following the expiration of his contract, head coach Steve Bruce has confirmed.
The 32-year-old rejoined Newcastle in 2019 however scored simply as soon as within the Premier League from a complete of 37 appearances.
Along with his deal up on the finish of final season, and his No 7 shirt re-allocated to Joelinton, Bruce confirmed after Sunday’s 1-0 pleasant defeat at York that Carroll can be transferring on.
“I believe Andy thinks it is time that he goes and performs,” Bruce instructed Sky Sports activities Information when requested about Carroll’s future.
“I want him the very best of luck with it, he is executed effectively for me however I believe he is acquired it in his thoughts that he desires to go and play someplace and luxuriate in his previous couple of years.”
With underneath a month to go till the beginning of the brand new Premier League season, Bruce did verify the membership are engaged on bringing some new gamers to St James’ Park.
There are set to be additional outgoings too, with defender Florian Lejeune anticipated to finish a everlasting transfer to Alaves, following a mortgage spell with the Spanish membership final season.
“All the selections of getting a 25-man squad collectively is what it’s all about now,” Bruce added.
“All of the work begins, now we have acquired irons within the fireplace for 2 or three issues and we are going to see what that develops.
“Flo Lejeune is away speaking with the Spanish membership the place he was on mortgage final yr so one thing would possibly develop there.
“I’m positive there can be somewhat little bit of motion. The switch market has been extraordinarily quiet, and I count on it to be that approach, however it’ll sizzling up somewhat bit I’m positive.”