Yeah, VVD >>>> Savic
Don't think so. Sterling 80/20 chance. Sane highly unlikely.
SM takes age into consideration. Many aged players deserve a rise but haven't got it yet.
Yeah you could able to keep him. It happened for many managers in one of the GWs I'm part of. From the final game of this season to the first game of next season (that is, post season and pre-season friendlies), players usually doesn't rise concerns. But as soon as the new season starts, you have to play him every match.