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Hibs have confirmed the the departure of seventeen players following the expiry of their contracts and loan spells at the end of the 2018/19 season.

On-loan goalkeeper Adam Bogdan has returned to parent club Liverpool whilst Darnell Johnson will return to Leicester City, his spell north of the border having been blighted by injury.

It was a similar story for Gael Bigirimana, whose short-term contract has expired.

Model professional Jonathan Spector’s opportunities were limited through the consistency of those in front of him but he did appear as a late replacement in the win at Tynecastle.

Marc McNulty returns to Reading following the conclusion of his loan spell, with eight goals and five assists in 17 appearances.

Australian captain Mark Milligan signed off with a typically all-action performance in the heart of midfield in Sunday’s game against Aberdeen.

Fans’ favourite Marvin Bartley has signed a pre-contract with Livingston and received a tremendous farewell during his substitute’s appearance yesterday and was handed the captain’s armband by skipper David Gray.

Dutch international left-back Miquel Nelom departs following the expiry of his contract

Goalkeeper Ross Laidlaw has spent the last few months on loan at Dundee United and will depart with the expiry of his contract.

Ryan Gauld returns to parent club Sporting CP after his loan spell was blighted by injury after an impressive start.

Midfield livewire Stephane Omeonga  will link back up with Genoa after he has featured for Belgium’s Under-21s in this summer’s European Championships.

Thomas Agyepong showed the odd flash of his undoubted ability but again missed many games due to injury.

In addition, the following players from the Development Squad will not have their contracts extended.

Callum Donaldson, Kane O’Connor, Kevin Waugh Lewis Allan and Ruairi Paton.

A statement on the club website reads: “We would like to thank all of the above for their efforts at Hibernian and wish them the very best for the next chapter in their careers.”