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
Blaydon MP Dave Anderson has backed his under-fire leader Jeremy Corbyn after 172 MPs gave him a vote of no confidence
Motorists are being warned that the A1 will be fully closed tonight as repairs continue after a sinkhole opened up in Gateshead
The Yorkshire Dales National Park is extending its boundaries to include part of Lancashire and a larger part of Cumbria