Ross Forbes will leave Motherwell at the end of the season after the club decided against offering the player a new contract.
The 23-year-old midfielder, a product of the club’s youth system, has struggled to hold down a place in Stuart McCall’s first team and has made just six appearances this term.
STV understands Forbes is one of a number of young players set to exit Fir Park in the summer, with four others having already been told they will not be given new deals.
“The club aren’t giving me a new contract and I can't really complain,” Forbes told STV.
“They have been excellent this season and got to the Champions League, so I can't argue with the decision.
“It might be a good thing for me as well - maybe I need a change. I have no bad feelings about it and it's time for a fresh start.
“We have been lucky that we haven't had many injuries this season. Steve Jennings and Keith Lasley - who both play my position - have been brilliant.
“I've had a great time at Motherwell and I'm leaving with my head held high. I'm looking forward to being involved against Dundee United on Sunday in my last game.”
Forbes, who made his debut against Llanelli in a Europa League match in July 2009, has played 69 times for the Steelmen, scoring six goals.
His last competitive appearance came as a late substitute in the 5-1 win over St Johnstone on April 28, playing the last four minutes as a replacement for Keith Lasley.
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