There are unconfirmed reports that he is returning to San Lorenzo in Argentina
Fabricio Coloccini has called time on his Newcastle United career and leaves St James's Park after eight years on Tyneside - according to San Lorenzo manager Diego Aguirre.
The former captain has reportedly signed for the Argentinian side after a three-year pursuit by the Primera Division club.
San Lorenzo coach Diego Aguirre said: "Coloccini will be very welcome. He will bring much to the club on and off the field."
Fabricio Coloccini, nuevo jugador de SAN LORENZO. Vuelve tras 15 años. Jugó los 19 partidos y anotó 3 goles en el Ciclón campeón del C2001.— Facu Terrés Grimaldi (@OffsideStats) June 30, 2016
The tweet, from respected South Anerican football journalist Facu Terrés Grimaldi, above reads: "Fabricio Coloccini , new SAN LORENZO player . Returns after 15 years. He played 19 games and scored 3 goals in the champion Cyclone C2001."
"At the moment I have in mind going back to Argentine football," Coloccini said earlier this summer.
"I want to go back to San Lorenzo and fulfil the dream of entering the pitch with my kids and retire there."
There has been no official announcement for the club.