The former Juventus star wants to play one more season, but cannot find a club.
Sunderland will face West Ham United at the Stadium of Light this afternoon.
The former Premier League midfielder talks title challenges, top-four ambitions, Alexis Sanchez and Harry Kane with HITC Sport.
The former Tottenham midfielder has been out of action since May.
Sunderland will face West Ham United at the Stadium of Light in the Premier League this afternoon.
Paul Merson is predicting a high-scoring Merseyside derby between Everton and Liverpool.
The attacker has been out since August with an injury.
A look at Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero's slow start to the 2015/16 Premier League season.
Brandon Barker has been linked with the Championship and Scottish Premiership sides.
HITC Sport understands that the sporting director will be leaving in the near future.