Andy Cole, Ian Harte, Stephen Wright and Stan Varga, who are all out of contract this summer, have been told their stays on Wearside will not be extended.
Keane said: "I have sat down with Andy, Ian, Stephen and Stan and they won´t be getting new contracts."
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