MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 14: Daniel Wells of the Kangaroos looks upfield during a North Melbourne Kangaroos AFL training session at Arden Street Ground on July 14, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Wells breaks his silence on departure from North Melbourne

Daniel Wells has released a statement via social media on his departure from the Kangaroos.

Wells informed the club of his intention to leave Arden Street under free agency on Monday.

He is understood to have accepted a three-year deal from the Magpies, after 243 games with the Roos.