Saints announce 2018 retained list

By SFC Media Thu 31 May First team

Southampton Football Club has confirmed the list of players who have been released this summer.

First-team squad members Jérémy Pied and Florin Gardos will be leaving the club at the end of their contracts.

Pied joined the club from OGC Nice in August 2016, making his debut as a substitute against Watford in the Premier League later that month. The 29-year-old defender went on to make a total of eight appearances for the club.

Romanian international Florin Gardos made the move to the south coast back in 2014. After his debut in a 4-0 win over Newcastle United, he featured in eight of the side’s 17 clean sheets in his first season.

In February, Gardos joined Clubul Sportiv Universitatea Craiova in his homeland for the rest of the campaign, making a total of four appearances and helping the side to win Cupa României.

The full list is as follows:

Jérémy Pied
Florin Gardos
Ollie Cook
Armani Little
Olufela Olomola
Will Wood
Ben Cull
Oliver Gardner
Javen Siu
Richard Bakary

Southampton Football Club would like to thank each and every one of the players for all their hard work and commitment during their time with the club, and we wish them all the very best for the future.

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