Newport County: Exiles confirm Alex Rodman has rejected new deal

Alex Rodman
Alex Rodman is departing after only one season with Newport County

Alex Rodman will be leaving Newport County, the club have confirmed.

The winger has been linked with a reunion with ex-Newport boss John Sheridan at Notts County.

"Talks resulted in Alex not accepting the offer made to stay with us. As a result we would like to wish Alex all the best for the future," the club explained in a statement.

"We are also able to confirm that we will be announcing new signings early next week."

The news comes after the Exiles made their fifth and sixth signings of the summer.

Midfielder Jennison Myrie-Williams and reserve goalkeeper James Bittner have both signed one-year deals at Rodney Parade.

Jennison Myrie-Williams
Jennison Myrie-Williams is one of a number of summer signings at Rodney Parade who has penned a two-year deal

The 34-year-old Bittner will back up regular number one Joe Day as well as being goalkeeping coach.

Former Bristol City player Myrie-Williams, 28, joins from Sligo Rovers in the Ireland Premier Division.

The club are also being linked with midfielder Sean Rigg who's a free agent after being released by AFC Wimbledon after their promotion from League Two.

"Newport County feels like a club that is going places and I want to be a part of it," said Myrie-Williams.

Bittner said he was looking forward to working with manager Warren Feeney.

"I have known Warren for a few years and it is an exciting time at Newport County," he said.

In a summer of major change, Mark Byrne, Danny Holmes, John Christophe-Ayina and Medy Elito all had contract offers withdrawn earlier this week while Byrne and Elito have already signed for other clubs.

Top scorer Scott Boden also left to join SPL side Inverness while academy graduate Andrew Hughes departed for Peterborough.

The club have retained defender Darren Jones and also signed Jamie Turley,Scot Bennett,Mark Randall, and Joss Labadie..

Find all the latest football transfers on our dedicated page.

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