Former Rangers striker Kyle Lafferty is searching for a new club after his Reggina contract was terminated by mutual consent.

Lafferty had two spells at Ibrox, winning six major trophies between 2008 and 2012, before returning for a less successful stint in Steven Gerrard’s first season at the club.

Lafferty in Premiership action for Rangers against St Johnstone in February 2019. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Since leaving Ibrox in the summer of 2019, the 33-year-old has been busy.

He played for Norwegian club Sarspborg 08, helping them avoid Eliteserien relegation, before a brief stint at Sunderland in 2020.

The ex-Ger then signed a two-year contract with Reggina in July.

He turned out eleven times in all competitions for the Italian Serie B side, often alongside former AC Milan and PSG star Jeremy Menez, scoring once.

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However, he hadn’t featured in the league since mid-November and the club announced his departure on Tuesday.

“President Luca Gallo and Reggina announce that they have reached an agreement with the player Kyle Lafferty for the early consensual termination of the contract,” reads a statement on their official website [translated].

“Thanking Kyle for his professionalism, Reggina wishes him the best sporting fortunes.”

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Former Rangers striker Lafferty has had his Reggina contract terminated early by mutual consent. (Photo by Maurizio Lagana/Getty Images)

The 6ft 4″ forward is now looking for the 13th club of his professional career, with some Premiership sides no doubt on high alert in case he is keen on a return to Scotland.

Lafferty divided opinion amongst the Rangers fanbase, scoring 42 goals and notching 20 assists from 164 appearances for the club.

A second former Ibrox striker, who the Gers retain a buy-back option on, has been hit by another big setback this week as his struggles continue.

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