Aiden McGeady once again made it into the League One team of the season despite being out in the cold for half of the campaign under former manager Phil Parkinson, and with his contract set to expire this summer Steve Howey expects Sunderland to offer the winger a new deal.
McGeady was not able to help drag Sunderland into a second play-off final in three seasons as they were knocked out by Lincoln City, but despite their failure to once again get out of League One it has been reported that the Black Cats are edging closer to reaching a deal with the winger.
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There are not many, if any, bigger clubs than Sunderland in both League One and the Championship so it would be interesting to know where McGeady would consider going if he left Wearside, and if he would consider it a step up in terms of club stature.
The winger is undoubtedly one of the best players in League One and despite being 35-years-old he has continued to prove that and his worth to Sunderland which is why Howey expects Sunderland to offer him a new deal and keep him at the club, as he exclusively told This is Futbol:
“I expect Sunderland to give him a new contract because he was their best player last season and it’ll be interesting to see if they can keep a hold of him and what kind of players they can bring in for the start of next season.”
It would be criminal of Sunderland to think that they can bring in someone of McGeady’s quality, for a relatively low fee as he is a stunning player to watch especially at that level.