The 21-year-old has one year to run on his current deal and has not been offered a new contract â€“ this despite manager Gus Poyet issuing the player with an ultimatum last week, says the Daily Mail.
The Uruguayan said: "For me, Connorâ€™s situation is clear. He needs to sign a new contract or we let him go â€“ we sell him. There is nothing in between."
But no new terms have been put to Wickham and this has alerted North-East rivals Newcastle United, who are in the market for another forward.
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