Report: Newcastle to release Taylor, Gutierrez and Ameobi this summer

Jonas Gutierrez

Newcastle are reportedly ready to let three players leave this summer.

According to the Daily Mirror, Newcastle will let Ryan Taylor, Jonas Gutierrez and Sammy Ameobi leave the club when their contracts expire this summer.

The Magpies lost 3-2 to Swansea City on Saturday, meaning they have now been beaten in their last seven games under interim boss John Carver.

Carver is set to leave the club this summer as Newcasstle target a long-term appointment following the departure of Alan Pardew in January, with a huge overhaul expected at St. James' Park.

That will almost certainly extend to the playing staff, with The Mirror reporting that three out of contract players will leave Tyneside this summer when their deals expire.

Defender Ryan Taylor has had rotten luck with injuries ever since joining the Magpies from Wigan Athletic in 2009, mustering just over 100 appearances for the club in more than six years at the club - and with his injury history, it seems that the 29-year-old right back will be allowed to leave when his contract expires.

The second player is midfielder Jonas Gutierrez, who has been at St. James' Park for almost seven years having joined from Mallorca in 2008. The 31-year-old recently returned from testicular cancer to a heroes welcome at St. James' Park, but doesn't appear to have much of a long-term future according to The Mirror.

The final player on the list is winger Sammy Ameobi, who had actually emerged in the Newcastle first team this season with some impressive displays - but the 23-year-old wide man now looks set to leave on a free transfer.

None of the trio are regular key players for Newcastle, and with an overhaul allegedly planned, it's probably best for them all to move on and seek first-team football elsewhere.

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