Heart of Midlothian have confirmed that Mehdi Taouil will leave the club when his contract expires at the end of May.

The 30-year old French-born Moroccan midfielder joined the club in the summer of 2011 from Kilmarnock but will depart Tynecastle after making 68 appearances for the Jambos.

A club statement read: "Hearts continue to make preparations for the new season by announcing that Mehdi Taouil will leave the club in the summer.

"The midfielder will depart Tynecastle upon the expiration of his contract at the end of May."

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