Troubled striker Nile Ranger has left Newcastle after his contract was cancelled by mutual consent.
The 21-year-old was released on bail in late January after being arrested on suspicion of rape.
"Newcastle United can confirm that Nile Ranger has today left the club by mutual consent."
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