Sunderland manager Martin O'Neill has confirmed Kieran Richardson has told him he would like to leave the club.
Richardson threw his shirt into the travelling supporters after the final whistle at Arsenal, and O'Neill admitted the former Manchester United man had been keen on a move back to his native London.
Queens Park Rangers and West Ham are both said to be keen on the 27-year-old England international.
"Kieran came to see me a while ago in the last transfer window. For family issues and things, he thought there maybe needed a change," said O'Neill.
"No-one has come in and made an offer. That, though, does not mean there is nothing happening, I just don't know.
"But if he performs like he did against Arsenal, I would like to keep him."
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