Kevin-Prince Boateng has had his Las Palmas contract terminated by mutual consent due to personal reasons.

The former Ghana international had three years remaining on his deal with Las Palmas having extended his contract in May.

Boateng will address the media and the club’s supporters in a press conference this evening.

A statement on the club’s official website read: “The UD Las Palmas and Boateng reach an agreement to rescind the contract The UD Las Palmas and Prince Boateng reach an agreement to rescind the contract that linked this entity for the next three seasons. Personal reasons of irreversible character provoke this unexpected departure.

“The footballer will offer this afternoon at the Gran Canaria Stadium, at 17.00 a press conference in the company of President Miguel Angel Ramirez to bid farewell to the fans. The player of the UD Las Palmas Prince Boateng says farewell this afternoon of the UD Las Palmas in a press conference, once an agreement has been reached to make effective its decoupling of the entity.

“The UD Las Palmas has understood the plight of the footballer, since for the entity all the players who are part of the yellow squad are before people who are professionals.

“The Club thanks him for his professionalism during the season that has defended the yellow jersey, and above all, for the gesture he had when signing for our team when he handled economically more favorable options, other important clubs in Europe.

“On May 17, 2017, Boateng extended his relationship with UD Las Palmas for three more seasons. Nevertheless, the personal situation of the player, of irreversible character, has precipitated its march. Boateng will continue his sporting career in a destination that allows him to be close to his family.

“The UD Las Palmas wishes you the greatest success, both sports and personal, and will always be grateful for the excellent season that made wearing yellow and for the affection that was always generated among fans.”

Boateng joined Las Palmas in August 2016 and went on to make 29 appearances for the club across all competitions, while he scored ten goals.

After commencing his senior career with Hertha Berlin, Boateng subsequently had spells with Tottenham Hotspur, Borussia Dortmund, Portsmouth, AC Milan (twice) and Schalke.

Last season Boateng produced some impressive performances – he created 21 chances and was successful with 77 per cent of the passes that he attempted.

Las Palmas will, however, have to cope without Boateng when they get their new La Liga campaign underway on Friday night with an away game against Valencia.