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Clutch making strange noise when changing gears

I just bought a pre-owned 2002 Audi TT Roadster (approx. 4 weeks ago), and ran into some mechanical problems that were fixed. I had to have the the timing belt + water pump/rotors, etc, catalytic convertor and spark plugs replaced.

Only just recently, I've noticed that the clutch is making a strange noise when I press it down when shifting gears. It sounds like the pistons are going slower than the gear shift (if that makes sense). The gears are still shifting, but it's just making a strange noise. Is it just low on clutch fluid? Or is it something more serious?

It's a 5 speed with a turbo (if that makes any difference)

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It sounds like your clutch release bearing is worn/noisey causing fault

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