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."
More top news
New law will protect the dignity of both men and women, the Government says.
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has survived a vote of no confidence, amid claims his credibility will "never recover" .
Mark Smith has confessed to killing 38-year-old Jillian Grant, whose body was discovered in North Shields on December 25 last year.