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Everton offer key player a new contract despite injury concerns while defender leaves on a free transfer as Sean Dyche looks to avoid another season fighting relegation
Everton have confirmed that captain Seamus Coleman is among the players that have been offered a new contract at the club, despite his current absence through injury.
Three first team players have been offered new deals, with Tom Davies and Andy Lonergan given the option of staying with the Toffees after their current deals expired.
Defender Yerry Mina and forward Andros Townsend will leave the club on free transfers after the club opted against offering fresh terms.
Reserve goalkeeper Asmir Begovic, meanwhile, will also depart after rejecting a new deal.
Abdoulaye Doucoure’s contract was due to expire at the end of this season, but the Toffees had already confirmed that they have triggered an extension on his deal to run for another year.
Everton have offered a new contract to club captain Seamus Coleman despite his injury
Tom Davies (left) has also been offered fresh terms at the club, while Andy Lonergan (right), formally of Liverpool, could also stay
Defender Yerry Mina, meanwhile, will leave the club after the Toffees opted against offering a new contract
New contracts have also been offered to youngsters Ryan Astley and Lewis Gibson, with Jack Barrett and Mackenzie Hunt seeing their deals extended for another year.
Einar Iversen has been released, while Isaac Price has rejected fresh terms at Goodison Park.
Everton Director of Football, Kevin Thelwell, told the club website: ‘Everyone at the Club wishes to thank all departing players for their contribution throughout their time at Everton.
‘Many of them have developed through our Academy and given their all each time they’ve put on the royal blue shirt.
‘We’re also grateful to our senior men’s players who are moving on, including Yerry, whose passion and determination for Everton was evident by how highly he was thought of by our fans, to Andros and Asmir, who were consummate professionals during their two years at the Club.
‘We wish all of them the best with the next chapters in their careers.
‘We have also offered new contracts to players and we will continue talking with them as we look to build a competitive squad for Sean Dyche and his staff for the new season.’
Winger Andros Townsend will also depart but was given his best wishes by the club
Sean Dyche’s side are preparing for another year of Premier League football after surviving on the final day