Everton release Osman, Hibbert and Pienaar

Everton have released long serving Leon Osman and Tony Hibbert, aswell as Steven Pienaar as they announced their retained and released list.

Both Osman and Hibbert came through the club’s Academy and have over 20 years of service at Goodison Park between them.

According to the Echo, Osman and Hibbert both wish to speak to incoming blues boss Ronald Koeman when he returns from holiday.

Felipe Mattioni has also been released.

Academy defenders James Graham and Jordan Thorniley, as well as goalkeeper Jindrich Stanek, have also been let go by the Blues.

But new contract offers have been made to a clutch of Everton’s young players.

Harry Charsley, Tyrone Duffus, Calum Dyson, Conor Grant, Louis Gray, Russell Griffiths and Antonee Robinson have all been approached over fresh terms.

Good decisions?

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  1. I have supported the blues for a long time but not attended for a few years ,my only real regret is that I never saw The realsteviep play live
    It saddens me but I wish him all the best for the future and thanks Steve for the memories ,his chemistry with Leighton Baines was the thing that Ball ,Harvey and Kendall had ,a treasure to behold
    My best to Ossie and Tony for a fantastic contribution to the cause

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