Date: 26th January 2011 at 11:13pm
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Swansea City have terminated Shefki Kuqi’s contract by mutual consent.

The 34 year-old Finish striker has fallen out of favour with Brendan Rodgers and was recently on loan with fellow Championship side Derby County.

Former boss Paulo Sousa signed the frontman a year ago on a free transfer and scored 5 goals in 14 League starts for the Swans.

He only made 2 substitute appearances this season in the Championship and he was never the type of striker that Rodgers felt suited his team and style of play.

Rodgers told BBC Sport:

‘I have the greatest respect for Shekfi as a player and a person,’

‘Unfortunately it hasn’t worked out for him him this season because he hasn’t played as much as he would have liked.’