Alex Pattison reacts on Twitter after Middlesbrough decide to release him

A general view outside the Riverside Stadium is seen prior to the Premier League match between Middlesbrough and Manchester City at Riverside Stadium on April 30, 2017 in Middlesbrough,...

Alex Pattison has never made an appearance for Championship outfit Boro but he has impressed in League Two on loan at Yeovil Town.

Alexandra Pattison of Middlesbrough chases down Joe Powell of West Ham United during the Premier League 2 match between West Ham United and Middlesbrough at London Stadium on April 10,...

Alex Pattison has bid farewell to Middlesbrough on Twitter with the Championship outfit deciding to release the long-serving youngster at the end of the season, as reported by the Hartlepool Mail.

The Darlington-born 21-year-old joined Boro’s academy at the age of nine and played regularly for the club’s youth sides, though he failed to force his way into the club’s first-team plans.

 

Pattison is spending the current campaign on loan at Yeovil Town and he has impressed in League Two, making 25 appearances though he has failed to score a goal from his attacking midfield role.

And with his contract due to expire in the summer, the Mail reports that Pattison’s long spell at the Riverside is coming to an end with Middlesbrough deciding against handing the youngster a new contract.

To be fair to Pattison, he appears to have taken the news with good grace despite the obvious disappointment.

The Hartlepool Mail reports that Kieran Charlton, Nathan Guru and Dan Ward will also be released this summer. Stephen Wearne and Nathan Dale, however, have been offered professional terms at Tony Pulis’s side.

Aston Villa's Jonathan Kodjia under pressure from Yeovil Town's Alex Pattison and Sessi D'Almeida during the Sky Bet League Two match between Yevoil Town and Mansfield Town at Huish Park...

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