German-born Ghanaian versatile defender, Michael Akoto has been released by German Bundesliga side, Mainz O5.
The 23-year-old utility defender played in the German Regionalliga Sudwest for Mainz 05 II in the 2020-21 campaign.
Akoto made 25 appearances for the Red and Whites club and was mostly deployed as a defensive midfielder for the team in the German lower-tier league.
The Ghanaian center-back scored two goals in the league for Mainz 05 II to help them secure a place for another season in the Regionalliga Sudwest.
Akoto has been released by the German team after failing to reach an agreement with the club for a contract renewal and is now available as a free agent.