BLACKBURN Rovers have confirmed that eight players have been allowed to leave the club at the end of their contracts.

Micah Evans, Osayamen Osawe, Chris Dilo, Jamie Maclaren, Reece Hands, Peter Wylie, Ryan Humphreys and Danny Laverty all depart.

But the club have confirmed that young players John O’Sullivan, Raheem Hanley, Hugo Fernandez, Matty Urwin, Will Beesley, Curtis Haley, Kellen Daly and Darragh Lenihan have all been offered new deals. All were due to be out of contract this summer.

Urwin, who was Rovers’ substitute goalkeeper for their final game of the season, confirmed on Twitter on Friday that he had put pen to paper on a new contract.