Contract talks between Hearts and manager Paulo Sergio are “a work in progress” according to a club director.
Vladimir Romanov’s right hand man, Sergejus Fedetovas, has revealed the board are keen to keep the Portuguese manager at Tynecastle past his existing deal, which ends next month.
In an interview with the Edinburgh Evening News, Fedetovas stressed that a deal was not imminent and said he expects a decision to be made in June.
Fedetovas said: “We are having discussions at the moment. We are in the midst of going through a number of things, reviewing our budget and speaking to Paulo Sergio.
“We are looking at options, looking at what are his preferences and trying to find the best solution. It is a work in progress.
“We are really keen to find a solution and to find a deal. It’s about timing.
“We have discussed that, in his interests and in our interests, it is some time in June that we need to take a final decision. That is the time when it is important for both parties to come to some sort of solution.”
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