The Sunderland fans here in the Transfer Tavern have been a fairly miserable bunch during the current campaign, although their performances of late have gone a long way to suggesting that they are capable of staying in the Premier League.
The Black Cats currently occupy 17th place in the division and are joint on points ahead of Norwich City.
Next season is likely to see a overhaul of the squad by boss Sam Allardyce, regardless of what division they will play their football in, with several outgoings and incomings expected at the Stadium of Light.
This got our writer Lee Clarke thinking who could possibly be heading for the exit door, and here he selects FIVE players who should be axed by Allardyce ahead of the 2016/17 campaign……
PRESS THE IMAGE BELOW TO SEE THE FIVE PLAYERS!