Sheffield United: Former Blade Phil Jagielka confirms he is leaving Everton after 12 years at Goodison Park
Phil Jagielka, the former Sheffield United defender, has confirmed that he will leave Everton this summer after 12 years at Goodison Park.
The 36-year-old made more than 380 appearances for Everton, after joining from United in 2007 in a £4m deal.
He wrote on his Instagram page: "It's been hard to confirm my situation for next season as that decision hadn’t been fully made by the club until now, unfortunately my journey at Everton has come to an end after 12 fantastic seasons,
“I have been lucky enough to play over 380 games and lucky enough to be club captain for six years.
"All I can say is thanks to all the players I’ve played alongside, all the staff that have helped me in their own way, The chairman and of course the amazing fans.
"Wishing everyone associated with this special club the very best for the future!"