The Black Cats currently sit at the foot of the Sky Bet Championship table, eight points adrift of safety with just six games remaining.
But Chris Coleman said: “It’s not about the division we are in, it’s about who owns the club and what the plan is.
“It won’t be because I’m saying I don’t want to be here, not at all. I wanted to manage Sunderland whichever league. It will be what is the future, who is the owner and what are the plans for the club?
“Am I in the plans? Am I not? The answer to where my future is is with someone else. I don’t know where we will be yet or who will be with me or who will be here full stop. I hope to God I am here. I want to be here.”
“We have a relegation dogfight on our hands and are a big football club going the wrong way so there is a lot happening.
“I know people look at me and see where I was and where we are now. I know it’s tough but we have to get through by hook or by crook.”
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