Soccer-Former England defender Cahill leaves Palace


Soccer Football - Premier League - Crystal Palace v Aston Villa - Selhurst Park, London, Britain - May 16, 2021 Crystal Palace's Gary Cahill in action with Aston Villa's John McGinn Pool via REUTERS/Henry Browne

(Reuters) - Former England defender Gary Cahill announced on Sunday that he had left Crystal Palace after two seasons at the Premier League club.

The 35-year-old centre back played 47 games in all competitions for Palace since joining them on a two-year contract in August 2019 as a free agent after being released by Chelsea.

"After much thought and deliberation, I can confirm that I have left Crystal Palace FC after an enjoyable two years," Cahill tweeted https://twitter.com/GaryJCahill/status/1421789431716057088.

"It's been a privilege to play at Selhurst Park, especially in that first season where I got to experience the atmosphere that the Eagles fans create on a match day."

Cahill did not indicate what his future plans were.

He had 61 caps for England between 2010 and 2018.

(Reporting by Manasi Pathak in Bengaluru; Editing by Mark Heinrich)

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