The players from West Brom, Sheffield United, Stoke City, Sunderland and other Championship clubs who are set to become free agents
Sunderland have announced their retained list following the end of the 2021/22 season – confirming a handful of first-team players will leave the Stadium of Light this summer.
Aiden McGeady, Arbenit Xhemajli, Jordan Willis and Lee Burge will all depart when their contracts expire at the end of June, while several loan players have returned to their parent clubs.
It means the Black Cats will have to strengthen in several positions following their promotion to the Championship.
Now the 24 Championship teams have been confirmed for the 2022/23 campaign, clubs have announced which players are set to be released, and who will be offered new deals.
Here are the players who are set to become free agents this summer - with a couple of former Sunderland players on the list: