Elliot Embleton and Ross Stewart.

The 14 Sunderland players contracted for the Black Cats' 2022/23 Championship battle

Sunderland only have 14 first-team players contracted for the 2022/23 season as the Black Cats prepare for life in the Championship.

Monday, 23rd May 2022, 6:23 pm

Alex Neil’s side beat Wycombe Wanderers 2-0 in the League One play-off final at Wembley to end a four-year stay in the third tier.

The Black Cats will receive extra time to make decisions about players who will be out of contract this summer, with the likes of Lynden Gooch, Bailey Wright and Aiden McGeady all nearing the end of their current deals.

Sunderland also have several players who are on loan at the club, including Nathan Broadhead, Jack Clarke and Callum Doyle.

We took a look at the contract lengths of those senior players who will remain at Stadium of Light next season as things stand:

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