Bradley Johnson has confirmed he is to leave the club at the end of his contract.

Johnson hasn’t been in the squad in the last three matches and is out of contract in the summer.

It means his time at the club is coming to an end after three years with the club in which he has made 86 appearances, scoring six times.

The 35-year-old joined the club in 2019 on a free transfer after leaving Derby County and was a key figure in the side in his first two seasons at the club.

His 50 starts across his first two seasons were enough to earn him a further year, but he has made only eight appearances in 2021/22.

The club will make public their retained list in the coming weeks, but the midfielder took to Instagram to announce his departure.

He wrote: “My time at this fantastic club Rovers sadly comes to an end.

“I would like to thank the club for the opportunity to represent them it’s been an absolute honour.

“To the fans, we have had ups and downs along the way, but you have stuck with us all the way and been brilliant, from day one.

“You welcomed me with love and have been fantastic throughout my time at the club.

“We are all very frustrated with how the season has ended given the position we were in for most of it, but I’m confident seeing these young players grow that the future looks bright for the club and I’m excited for them and you.

“Thank you once again and good luck in the future.”

Johnson has made over 600 career appearances, having turned out for Cambridge United, Northampton Town, Ebbsfleet, Stevenage, Leeds United, Brighton, Norwich City, Derby County and then Rovers.

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