Andy Morrell fears players will leave Wrexham

Andy Morrell
Morrell succeeded Dean Saunders as manager in September

Manager Andy Morrell says he is concerned players will leave Wrexham if they are not offered new contracts.

Wrexham Supporters' Trust were recently given the go ahead by the Football Conference to takeover the club.

Morrell has revealed he has been approached by players who are keen to find out if they will be offered new deals.

"Obviously I'd like to keep all of them if we can because we've got a good squad," Morrell said.

"I've had players [asking about new contracts] and I know people are watching them as well because in January they can talk to anybody."

Wrexham, who lost to Hinckley United in the FA Trophy on Saturday, are currently three points clear are the top of the Blue Square Bet Premier.

But Morrell fears uncertainty over player contracts could hamper their push for promotion.

"That's a big cause of concern for myself because we could have it ripped away from us," he added.

"We've had a look at people we need to be offering contracts to and I've made my feelings known who we need to look at.

"Some are more important than others at this moment."

Morrell has yet to meet with the club's new owners but hopes talks will be held soon with player contracts a priority.

"Now they've got control we need to sit down," said the former Coventry and Blackpool striker.

"They're looking to put a board in place and once they've done that then we need to get sorted as soon as.

"Everything needs sorting out. We need to know what their thoughts are and they need to know what our thoughts are.

"We might be a million miles away and then we've got trouble. But we might be on the same wavelength and we're all laughing.

"That's to be sorted out. I can only concentrate on the football at the minute and crack on from there."

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