West Ham releases American defender Jonathan Spector

Another American defender is now out of work, with West Ham dropping down to the Championship.
West Ham United has announced a number of players have been released, with American defender Jonathan Spector being one of them.

Having played for the London club since 2006, Spector racked up over 100 appearances for the Hammers in that time and become a major part of his country's defensive unit. He's been capped 31 times by the U.S. national team.

Only 25, Spector could pick up with another club in England or he may prefer a move to Major League Soccer if the right offer comes along. The former Manchested United player is free to sign with whatever team he chooses after the release.

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