Ipswich Town plan to offer manager Paul Lambert a new contract after the club’s fine start to life in League One.
Many observers felt there could be a hangover at Portman Road after the side were relegated in embarrassing fashion from the Championship earlier this year.
However, a full pre-season under Lambert has paid off, with the Tractor Boys unbeaten and top of the third tier, whilst they hold a seven-point lead over third place after just 11 games.
So, it’s fair to say things couldn’t really have gone much better and Football Insider are claiming that Lambert will be rewarded for that with a new contract.
They state that even though the ex-Norwich City boss has over 18 months left on his deal, the hierarchy feel he deserves a longer, and improved, contract as they look to move forward under his guidance.
The Suffolk outfit are not in action this weekend as their game with Wycombe was called off due to international call-ups, so their next fixture is away to Accrington in nine days time.
This makes total sense from Ipswich because Lambert has done a superb job since coming in, particularly in the past few months.
So, he deserves a new deal for that work and he has also managed to unite a club that were in turmoil and on their knees to a degree.
Again, this deal would send a message that he is here for the long-term and you can’t imagine that it will take long for Lambert to sign, so it suits all parties.
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