The long-serving Sunderland defender is out of contract this summer.
Sunderland's relegation from the Championship to League One could be the final straw for long-serving centre-back John O'Shea.
John O'Shea made 35 appearances for Sunderland in the Championship this season.
Injuries to John O'Shea and Adam Matthews could enforce changes in the Sunderland back-line.
Former Manchester United hero John O'Shea is set to hang up his boots at the end of the season with his Sunderland side in the Championship drop zone.
Chris Coleman has questioned the mentality of some of Sunderland players.
O'Shea wants the support of the traveling fans when Sunderland take on Derby County.
John O'Shea's Sunderland are heading for relegation from the Championship - but he could have led Wolverhampton Wanderers into the Premier League.
Despite a difficult season, John O'Shea should be remembered fondly at Sunderland and the club must find a worthy replacement.
Chris Coleman has discussed the possibility of new contracts for the five Sunderland players whose deals expire this summer, but will any of them get one?