Liverpool goalkeeper Brad Jones has taken to Instagram to bid farewell to the Liverpool fans, ahead of his impending departure from the club at the end of the season.
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The Australian confirmed that he’d be leaving us when his contract expires next month, thanking everyone for their support during his five years at the club.
It was originally thought that the 33-year-old was on the verge of signing a new contract to stay with the Reds next season. However, it appears as if that offer was later withdrawn by the club (via the Daily Mail).
Jones, a boyhood Liverpool fan, described his time with the Reds as both the best and worst of his life, referencing the two Merseyside derbies in which he played, one of which was an FA Cup semi-final.
During his time at the club he also lost his son Luca to leukaemia. The Liverpool supporters rallied around Jones and helped him move on with his life, something that he clearly remains extremely grateful for.
He said: “I would have loved to have stayed at the club I have supported since the age of 5 but sometimes the dream ends. I would also like to add my thanks to all the LFC fans for the support that I have received over the past 5 years.
“It has been the best and worst periods of my life and I have always felt the warmth of these amazing people. I got to play in some amazing games, 2 Merseyside derbies with one being at Wembley which will stay with me forever.
“From myself and my family, Thank You!”