Midfielder Rohan Ricketts has been released by the club.
The 22-year-old made his Premiership breakthrough at the beginning of season 2003-04, making his debut on the opening day against Birmingham City at St Andrews. He went on to feature in 29 games in that campaign, scoring two goals.
In the season just concluded the former Arsenal trainee found his first team opportunities limited, making just six starts with two substitute appearances. Rohan enjoyeed two successful loan spells over the course of the season, spending four weeks at Coventry City in October and November before spending the final two months of the Championship campaign at Wolverhampton Wanderers.
42 caps 4 goals
joined werder bremen July 2000/52 games
We are delighted to announce the signing of Canadian international defender Paul Stalteri from Werder Bremen.
The 27-year-old full-back will become our third new recruit for next season following the January signings of Teemu Tainio and Tom Huddlestone.
Stalteri joined Bremen as a 20-year-old in November 1997 having previously played for Toronto Lynx in his homeland. He spent three seasons playing for Bremen's reserve side before making his senior Bundesliga debut in August 2000 in the first game of the season against Cottbus, who included his international teammate Kevin McKenna. Both became the first Canadians to sample top flight action in Germany, with Scalteri becoming the first to score in the Bundesliga.
He has been capped 50 times for his country - scoring 6 goals - and was a Gold Cup winner in 2000.
The Etobicoke-born player won the Bundesliga title and German Cup with Bremen in 2004 and went on to play eight times in this season's Champions League before elimination at the hands of Lyon at the last 16 stage - after emerging from a group that included Inter Milan, Valencia and Anderlecht.