First Team

Six departures

23rd May 2017

Six players leave Hearts.

Hearts can today confirm that six players will leave the club upon the expiration of their contracts at the beginning of next month.

Tasos Avlonitis, Alex Tziolis, Lennard Sowah, Andraz Struna, Moha Choulay and Dylan Bikey will all move on to pastures new having joined the club on short term deals in January.

Greek defender Tasos Avlonitis made a total of 11 appearances for the club, whilst his fellow countryman Alex Tziolis played 18 competitive games, scoring once.

German left-back Lennard Sowah joined Hearts in January having previously played for Hamilton Accies and made a total of 15 appearances in the maroon jersey. Slovenian international Andraz Struna, meanwhile, leaves with 17 games and one goal to his name.

Moroccan winger Moha Choulay will return to parent club Stoke City having played 12 games during his loan spell at Hearts and French striker Dylan Bikey will also leave the club having made two senior appearances.

All six players leave with the club’s best wishes.