Former England and Tottenham star becomes a free agent aged 31 after he is released from crisis League One club
FORMER Tottenham defender Steven Caulker is now a free agent after being released by Wigan.
The 31-year-old came through Tottenham’s academy before making 29 appearances for the North London club.
Steven Caulker spent six years on the books at Tottenham Hotspur
He was loaned out to Liverpool from QPR where he only played four Premier League minutes… as a striker
Caulker featured nine times for Wigan in the Championship this season
He left Spurs in 2013 after a flurry of loan spells and made the permanent move to Cardiff City where he spent one season before moving back to London with QPR.
Caulker spent time on loan at Liverpool later in his career and even played under Jurgen Klopp – albeit for three minutes as an emergency striker.
After spells in Scotland and Turkey he signed for Wigan on a free transfer in January of this year until the end of the season.
But the big centre-back’s contract has now expired and Wigan are letting him leave as a free agent, they announced in a club statement.
Caulker joins a list of six first-team players who will be leaving the DW Stadium this summer including captain Tendayi Darikwa.
The Latics will be playing in League One next season after finishing rock bottom of the Championship this campaign where they will start with a four point deduction for failing to pay their players on time.
Caulker will be searching for a new club despite his stacked CV including an international appearance for England.
The London born defender got one England cap back in 2012 against Sweden and even managed to bag himself a goal on his debut.
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He now represents Sierra Leone on the International stage after switching his allegiance in 2022.
Caulker has had quite the career when it comes to International football having also featured in all four of Team GB’s matches during the London 2012 Olympics.
Caulker represented England at U19 and U21 level