Guy Melamed has said goodbye to St Johnstone after one season at the club, with teams like Sunderland wanting to sign the Israeli striker.

Melamed arrived at St Johnstone last year from native club Maccabi Netanya, signing a one-year deal. He leaves Perth having helped the club win a historic League and Scottish Cup double last season, Melamed confirming last month that Sunderland are one team interested in signing him.

Guy Melamed is a Sunderland target.

Guy Melamed is a Sunderland target. (Photo by Rob Casey/SNS Group via Getty Images)

The striker scored seven goals in 23 Saints appearances, the Sunderland transfer target sending a message to St Johnstone via social media after his exit: “It’s time to say goodbye. I’m officially leaving St Johnston and I have only good things to say about this wonderful club.

“I was happy to be an important part of the biggest year in the history of the club. Thanks to the gaffer , players and all the staff. Finally fans who might not have been in the stadium but I could feel their support. Come on Saints!”

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