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Florent Malouda, Andrei Ashavin And More: Premier League Released XI

07/06/2013 14:27 BST
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MUNICH, GERMANY - MAY 19: Florent Malouda of Chelsea celebrates with his medal after their victory in the UEFA Champions League Final between FC Bayern Muenchen and Chelsea at the Fussball Arena München on May 19, 2012 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Premier League clubs have officially revealed which players have been released, following the end of the 2012-13 season.

As is often the case, there are some notable names that flew under the radar, unlike Florent Malouda and Andrei Arshavin, two £15 million players who were surplus to requirements.

Whereas Arshavin made 11 appearances for Arsenal in his final campaign, Malouda literally didn't have a kick in the Chelsea team. His last appearance came in the 2012 Champions League final as a substitute.

Roberto Mancini's son, Filippo, has followed his father out of Manchester City, along with Mark Hughes deadwood Wayne Bridge and Roque Santa Cruz.

Fulham perhaps released the biggest number of first-team squad members, with Mahamadou Diarra, Georgios Karagounis and Mladen Petrić among those to depart.

Wigan's mercurial forward Franco di Santo, part of a terrific triumvirate which kept them up in 2012, has also gone.