Eddie Howe has confirmed that Ryan Fraser had played his last game for Bournemouth.
The winger, the scottish will play no role in the two matches of Bournemouth in the Premier League against Crystal Palace, and Wolves before the expiry of his contract at the end of this month.
Bournemouth has revealed this week that Fraser had rejected a contract extension until the end of the season and will leave the club on a free transfer on 30 June.
Ryan Fraser is expected to leave Bournemouth at the expiration of his contract June 30,
Eddie Howe admits he is saddened by the manner of the departure of his star player
And the boss of the Cherry admits that he is saddened by the manner of the departure of one of its star players.
He said on Friday: “I have enjoyed working with Ryan. When you look at his career, it was a progression and an improvement.
“He did not deserve this end. But circumstances have occurred which have made this possible. I’m sad for him. Now, put an end to the current situation is uncomfortable for me.
“I don’t think I was particularly surprised by his decision. I think that it is clear for us as a club for some time that Ryan was not going to sign a new contract with us.
“He has now played his last game for the football club, he will not be involved with us during the last nine games. “
Howe and Fraser interact during a training session prior to the restart of the season
Howe added: “I don’t want the players fully focused on the relegation battle that we have ahead of us and I look forward to doing with my team.
“What are the most important matches that this football club has had in recent times and we need everyone in the same position mentally, fighting tooth and nail, giving everything to the football club, and Ryan, unfortunately, because of his contractual situation, can not commit to this.
Sportsmail revealed this week that Fraser hopes to clinch a move to Everton.
Sportsmail understands that Fraser has told his team-mates Bournemouth he saw Everton as his best option.
Fraser has been one of the best players of Bournemouth and has attracted the interest of Everton
The player is 26-year-old prefers not to risk injury by playing beyond the end of his current contract, which expires at the end of this month.
The Cherries had confirmed that Simon Francis, Andrew Surman, Artur Boruc and Charlie Daniels had all agreed to stay for their last nine games.
But the stay of seven years of Fraser in Bournemouth will end as the club fights to avoid relegation.
In 208 appearances, Fraser has amassed 24 goals and 33 assists.