Wilder looks set to remain at Sheffield United despite alleged interest from Sunderland.
Sunderland are without a boss following Chris Coleman's sacking.
Paul Cook is one of the names in the frame to take over at League One newcomers Sunderland this summer.
Sunderland are considering Wigan Athletic boss Paul Cook and Colorado Rapids manager Anthony Hudson as they plan for life in League One.
The Wigan Athletic manager was linked with the Sunderland vacancy last November.
The Wigan Athletic manager was 20/1 to succeed Mick McCarthy at Ipswich Town, as recently as last week.
The former West Bromwich Albion and current Wigan Athletic bosses could be in with a shout of the Ipswich Town position.
The Wigan Athletic manager spent five years of his playing career at West Bromwich Albion's local rivals Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Nottingham Forest are reportedly considering offering Wigan Athletic boss Paul Cook the chance to prove himself in the Championship.
Paul Cook has worked wonders at Portsmouth, Chesterfield and Wigan Athletic and has reportedly caught the eye of Championship giants Nottingham Forest.