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Liam Kelly signs short-term Motherwell deal to secure club Euro cash bonus

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“The former Motherwell skipper will not be returning to Fir Park next season, however, a contract extension was agreed between player and club that will see Kelly remain a Motherwell player for the duration of the tournament,” the club said.

Uefa pays compensation to clubs whose players are away at Euro 2024.

Although the details have not been released, Motherwell received £264,000 for the Euro 2020 finals, when they had defenders Stephen O’Donnell and Declan Gallagher in the squad.

With the pot increasing this time round, Motherwell could expect to receive about £140,000 this time – and more if Clarke’s team progress beyond the group stage.

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