Sunderland have been suffering badly in recent seasons with back-to-back relegations, but things appear to have turned a corner at the Stadium of Light
New manager Jack Ross will overhaul the squad this summer in preparation for life in League One, and the Black Cats are already linked with several new signings.
However, a number of experienced players could be on their way out to free up space on the wage bill – but who is expected to leave.
Football Whispers have taken a look at the most likely departures which could occur this summer, so who will stay and who will go?
Take a look through the gallery to reveal the most likely Sunderland departures and their next destinations this summer – according to Football Whispers.
(1 – unlikely, 5 – very likely)