Nigerian ahead, Victor Anichebe has despatched his farewell message to followers of his relegated former membership, Sunderland after becoming a member of Chinese language second division membership Beijing Enterprises.
Anichebe joined Sunderland from West Brom on a free final season, however struggled with harm.
He scored three targets in 18 league appearances.
In keeping with Sunderland Echo, Anichebe wrote on his instagram web page: "I simply need to say an enormous thanks to everybody at Sunderland for the kindness I used to be proven all through my keep.
"The season wasn't what all of us needed, and I'm sorry for that, however I simply needed to say an enormous thanks for the assist you guys continued to indicate me all through my time there, throughout each the ups and the downs.
"The assist and messages I received right here and on the stadiums was wonderful, and I'm really grateful. I actually do want you guys the perfect of luck for the upcoming season. It's going to be a troublesome one, however I pray that the season is a hit and also you hopefully get again to the place Sunderland belong.
"Thanks a lot once more. God Bless."