Former Coventry City captain Réda Johnson heads the released list for 2016.
Coventry City manager Tony Mowbray has today revealed Sam Ricketts and Marcus Tudgay will be spoken to regarding extending their stay with The Sky Blues, but Johnson, along with nine fellow players will be released at the end of their current contracts.
January signings Stephen Hunt, Darius Henderson and Peter Ramage will all leave the Club, with Ramage having been loaned to League Two side Leyton Orient after only 4 appearances for The Club.
Joe Cole had his contract mutually terminated ahead of the final league game yesterday to push through his free transfer to North American Soccer side Tampa Bay Rowdies whilst Marc-Antoine Fortuné has also had his contract terminated “to help facilitate the next stage of his career.”
The Club have also exercised the one-year option on defender Chris Stokes’ contract, whilst a new contract has been offered to John Fleck amid Championship interest.
Full released list | Réda Johnson, Aaron Martin, Aaron Phillips, Conor Thomas, Peter Ramage, Stephen Hunt, Darius Henderson, Jim O’Brien, Marc-Antoine Fortuné (mutual termination,) Joe Cole (mutual termination)
End of loan list | James Maddison, Jacob Murphy (both Norwich City,) Gäel Bigirimana, Adam Armstrong (both Newcastle United,) Jack Stephens (Southampton)
Returning from loan list | Ryan Haynes (Cambridge United)
Players under contract for 2016/2017: