West Ham United confirm Joe Cole, Jack Collison departures

Joe Cole of West Ham United celebrates his goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Cardiff City at the Bolyen Ground on August 17, 2013
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West Ham United confirm that Joe Cole, Jack Collison and George McCartney have all been released by the club after not being offered new deals.

West Ham United have confirmed that the services of Joe Cole, Jack Collison and George McCartney will no longer be required at the club.

The trio will leave Upton Park on free transfers once their contracts expire on June 30 after the club opted against offering the players fresh terms.

A statement from the Premier League club said: "West Ham United would like to thank Joe, George and Jack for their considerable efforts and contribution to the success of the club in recent seasons and wish them well in their future careers."

Meanwhile, the club remain in talks with midfielder Matt Taylor and goalkeeper Jussi Jaaskelainen regarding new contracts.

Joe Cole of West Ham United celebrates his goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Cardiff City at the Bolyen Ground on August 17, 2013
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