Swindon Town release Amankwaah and sign Abdulla on loan

Kevin Amankwaah
Amankwaah still had six months left to run on his deal at Swindon

Swindon Town have signed West Ham youngster Ahmed Abdulla on loan until January while Kevin Amankwaah has been released by mutual consent.

Abdulla, 19, who was born in Saudi Arabia, joined the Hammers in 2008 following his release from Arsenal.

He has yet to make a first-team appearance for the Championship side but has been a regular in their youth and reserve team.

Defender Amankwaah, 29, did not start a game under boss Paolo di Canio.

He signed for Swindon in 2008 from Swansea City and made 102 appearances for the club.