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The player revealed the decision on his birthday after a two-year battle with a knee injury.
His career was a tour of the Football League system, as he plied his trade for clubs lower down the pyramid such as Oldham Athletic and Bury alongside Premier League outfits.
He spent some time with West Brom towards the end of his career but wasn't able to recover enough to play again and was released in May.
After considering the advice of medical professionals, he has hung up his boots.
A former Manchester City youth captain has announced his retirement from football aged 27
Kean Bryan has revealed that he is hanging up his boots after a battle with a knee injury
He turned out for Sheffield United in their 2020/21 Premier League season and played for multiple EFL clubs
Kean Bryan has called time on his professional football career.
He has captained Man City's youth team and was Oldham's Young Player of the Season in 2017/18 but only made 66 senior appearances.
He managed 13 appearances in Sheffield United's 2020/21 Premier League campaign.
In an Instagram statement, he wrote: 'Chapter 27. A year of new beginnings for me.. I would like to announce my retirement from professional football. After two long years battling with my knee injury, unfortunately, after medical advice, it's time to say goodbye to the game of football.
'Just a lad who grew up on a council estate in Gorton with dreams of one day being a professional footballer & that dream came true. To play in the Premier League and represent some of the biggest clubs in England is something I will always cherish and be proud of.
'I want to thank everyone who helped me achieve my dream.. my mum & step dad who are no longer with us, who drove up and down the country to support me from the age of 10, I will forever be grateful for everything you both done for me. My two sisters and little brother who have always been my biggest fans. My fiancé who has been a rock for me in such a difficult period in my life, I will never be able to repay you for the support you give me. And of course, my two boys who without knowing have made this difficult decision so much easier I love you both unconditionally.
'I look forward to the next chapter in my life. Thank you everyone for your support over the years. Peace & Love KB.'
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