Exactly, surely everyone agrees that Gibson and Cleverly should be first out the door before McCarthy.
This. However, if the fee is right then there's no point hanging onto him just for him to depreciate in value and warm the bench/work he physios. If we were to get Schneiderlin it'd be him and Gana first choice. Barry and Davies, considering we have nothing really to play for, wouldn't really hurt us too much as back up. McCarthy, for all his running, is pretty shit after all - he's not good defensively and he's piss poor going forwards. He's just an engine.