The Whites are set to release the defender, after a report emerged claiming he hadn't signed a new deal after all.
The striker has been in sensational form for Sunderland this season.
The former Celtic star suffered a suspected minor leg fracture in the win over Stoke City and looks set to be ruled out of the FA Cup final and Euro 2016.
He backs Derby County to edge out Hull City, Sheffield Wednesday and Brighton and Hove Albion to reach the Premier League.
Liverpool take on Sevilla in the Europa League final.
Tottenham Hotspur are expected to invest in their current squad over the summer transfer window.
David Moyes has been tipped to be one of Celtic's top top managerial targets.
Half of the 2,000 staff earmarked to go from Credit Suisse's global markets division have already been notified, the bank said on Tuesday, as it reported a swing to a first-quarter loss.
Morgan Stanley’s commodities-trading unit, based in the firm’s suburban New York campus for more than a decade, is returning to Manhattan.
The Championship side are looking to build on their promising season.
Softball star Monica Abbott has become the first woman in US team sports to sign a contract worth $1m. The pitcher won a silver medal the 2008 Olympics with the US team and now plays for Houston’s Scrap Yard Dawgs, who only established themselves in the National Pro Fastpitch League in October 2015.
Welsh Labour has been dealt a bitter blow in one of its heartland valleys seats where one of its most respected politicians was beaten by the Plaid Cymru leader, Leanne Wood.
Golden Years are truly golden, especially if you take to robbing banks!