Swans stalwart leaves club

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Swansea have confirmed stalwart midfielder Kristian O'Leary has left the club by mutual consent.

The 33-year-old former club captain, who's current deal was due to expire in the summer, spent nearly 15 years with the Welsh outfit - making his debut during the 1995/96 season under then manager Jan Molby.

He went on to play over 300 times for the Swans.

Chairman Huw Jenkins told Swansea's official website: "Kristian is a rare breed in today's game. There aren't many players who serve long enough to get a testimonial these days, let alone give nearly 15 years service as a professional."

He added: "He's always been an honest and hard-working footballer who has been through everything with this club. He has always conducted him as a gentleman and true professional.

"It goes without saying that we thank him for all his efforts and loyalty over the years and wish him well for the future."

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