Stevenage play the waiting game with Westley

Boro hope to hear today whether Westley is joining League 1 rivals

STEVENAGE hope to hear today (Thursday) whether Graham Westley has agreed terms with Preston North End to take over their vacant managerial position.

The club understands that Westley has been offered personal terms by the Lilywhites but that the 43-year-old has yet to accept the Lancashire outfit’s offer. Boro also revealed that no discussions have taken place with their League 1 rivals regarding a compensation package for their manager’s services.

In an early morning statement posted on the club’s official website Stevenage chairman Phil Wallace said: “It’s uncomfortably late in the week for both clubs not to know where they stand, but there’s nothing we can do until Graham decides where he wants to work. Only then can we get on with the task of replacing him if that becomes necessary. If he stays then it’s business as usual.”

The club expect assistant manager John Dreyer and first team coach Dino Maamria to follow Westley to Deepdale if terms are agreed.

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