Marcus Bignot’s future as Chester manager is far from certain with the club’s board yet to decide on who they want to take charge for next season, say The Chester Standard.

Bignot – whose contract expires at the end of the season – openly admits he may not be at Chester next season but has called on ‘football people’ to make the ‘important decisions’ regarding the football club, who are set to ply their trade in National League North next season, with relegation now almost-certain. At a board meeting on Monday evening, Chester’s recently-formed football working group – led by Calvin Hughes – presented their case to board members, but the Blues boss is yet to hear the outcome of those discussions.

“I lost my CEO in Mark Maguire and the operations board who I met on a regular basis and Mark daily. That’s not in place now,” Bignot explained.

“There’s a football working group I am led to believe, with Calvin Hughes leading that. I am in regular dialogue with Calvin and I’m trying to understand their processes and workings.”

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