The 29-year-old has just six months left on his contract at the Riverside.
Meanwhile, Everton and Aston Villa watched David Wheater against Leeds last Saturday and Stoke also remain keen on the defender.
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Liverpool are interested in Stoke defender Ryan Shawcross while Galatasaray and West Ham are keen on Abdoulaye Faye.
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