Every player from Norwich, Watford, Middlesbrough, Stoke, Cardiff and other Championship clubs who are set to become free agents
Sunderland will be hoping to win promotion to the Championship via the play-offs this month – which would have a big impact on the club’s recruitment strategy.
While new owner Kyril Louis-Dreyfus is said to have money to spend, the Black Cats will also be looking to find value for money when the transfer window reopens.
Clubs across the EFL will no doubt be monitoring the free agent market as they look to bolster their squads for the 2021/22 campaign.
And as teams make plans for next season, there have already been announcements about some players who will be released this summer.
While Sunderland’s season hasn’t concluded, the majority of the Black Cats’ squad will also be out of contract.
Here's a list of every player at Championship clubs who will be either out of contract next month, or who has already been released.
There are some interesting names on the list.