The Black Cats will be letting Will Buckley, Liam Bridcutt, Charis Mavrias, Valentin Roberge and Emanuele Giaccherini go.
Manuel Lanzini was on target for West Ham United against Liverpool at Anfield in the Premier League on Saturday.
Aston Villa and Tottenham are reportedly looking at Swansea City star Bafetimbi Gomis.
The Barcelona star was named Uefa Best Player in Europe last week and showcased the accolade to the club’s fans yesterday.
The England international was handed a start at St James’ Park and confessed he felt slightly off the pace.
The Newcastle United defender impressed against Arsenal even if he could not help them to a clean sheet.
Tottenham Hotspur and Everton played out a goalless draw at White Hart Lane in the Premier League on Saturday.
The 25-year-old midfielder produced an excellent two-way performance in Saturday's 2-2 draw with Sunderland at Villa Park.
The Italian defender was talking about how long it had been since West Ham won at Anfield.
Ronny Deila has dropped a hint that Celtic tried to sign Darren Fletcher in January.
Jeremy Corbyn is more popular than the other Labour leadership candidates with the wider electorate and fares particularly well with Ukip supporters as well as those from his own party, a Survation poll suggests.
Bradley Wiggins’ return to track cycling, being made at the relatively ripe old age of 35 with the object of winning an eighth Olympic gold medal, continued in reassuring style in Derby on Friday night.
The West Ham coach also gave a short nod of praise towards midfielder Pedro Obiang.