According to a report from the Northern Echo, Sunderland winger Aiden McGeady is facing an uncertain future at the club after a “training ground incident” this week.

Tensions are high at League One side Sunderland as they continue to falter in their efforts to return to the Championship, with manager Phil Parkinson coming under increasing pressure after just 12 games at the club, winning twice.

And now, after the Black Cats’ 1-0 to Gillingham – in which McGeady remained on the bench throughout – it is said that Aiden McGeady as involved in an unspecified training ground incident this week.

The Northern Echo adds that the Republic of Ireland international is “not expected” to be involved in this weekend’s match against Blackpool with Parkinson expected to provide an update on McGeady’s situation today (Thursday) in his pre-match press conference.

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McGeady starred for Sunderland over the course of last season as they came close to returning to the Championship at the first time of asking but he has now reportedly been told he can leave the club in January. He has been with Sunderland since the summer of 2017 when he signed from Premier League side Everton.

Since arriving at the Stadium of Light, the 33-year-old has played 98 times, scoring 27 goals and providing 13 assists along the way. So far this season, McGeady has played 21 times across all competitions, finding the back of the net on six occasions and laying on two assists in the process.

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Now, it awaits to be seen how McGeady’s future with Sunderland pans out with Parkinson set to provide an update on his situation today.