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PRESS WATCH: “John Fleck is one of our best players. Our conversations are very honest.” - Coventry City’s Tony Mowbray

13 April 2016

The City boss gives an update on the potential of contract terms with midfielder John Fleck...

Coventry City manager Tony Mowbray revealed discussions with soon to be out-of- contract midfielder John Fleck are ongoing.

 and scoring three times.appearancesThe 24 year-old midfielder is out of contract in the summer after a strong season for the Sky Blues in the middle of the park, making 38 

Mowbray has opened discussions with Fleck and the City boss only had positive things to say about the Scottish midfielder.

"He’s not trying to get out of a contract or hold us to ransom, he’s’ just exploring what’s out there,” Mowbray said.

“John Fleck is one of our best players and probably most influential player, who was like the oil in our passing machine earlier in the season, who could play through and link the back to the front.

“He’s worked his socks off, been a very consistent performer and we have to respect that. We should all respect that he’s honoured his contract and worked really hard”

“I don’t see him as a lad who has any agenda in the background. Everything is above board and our conversations are very honest.

The player himself has not ruled out staying at the Ricoh Arena beyond the summer, stating:  “I am not too sure what the manager’s finances are but he’d certainly like to keep me and we’ll try and work something out,” Fleck said. 

Read the full story via the Coventry Telegraph here... 

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