Oster leaves Sunderland
By Peter ORourke
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Sunderland have terminated the contract of John Oster.Sunderland have terminated the contract of John Oster.
Oster has been informed he does not figure in the long-term plans of Mick McCarthy and that he is free to find a new club.
The Wales international was forced to cut short a loan spell at Leeds in December after he was found guilty of misconduct at the club's Christmas party.
Oster was sent back to Sunderland after the incident, but has failed to figure in the first team.
Sunderland have now decided to cancel Oster's contract to let him leave the Stadium of Light.
Burnley are thought to be keen on taking Oster to Turf Moor as they look to bolster their squad.