Yeovil Town's new manager Gary Johnson has said that he is willing to retain Nathan Jones and Darren Way as part of the coaching staff, if all parties involved can reach agreement. With Johnson being formally unveiled as manager this afternoon, and Terry Skiverton becoming assistant manager, one of the unanswered questions of the management changes has been where that leaves Jones and Way in the club's set-up.
Speaking during this afternoon's press conference, Johnson believed that the pair had 'opportunities' to stay with the club, but did not reveal what their job titles would be:
"They certainly have the opportunity to remain in posts. Obviously I've only been here this morning, and I've been out and we've been doing a bit of work with the lads in preparation for the game tomorrow. But yes, they're also great stalwalts of the club - Nathan (Jones) and Darren (Way) - and we'd love to keep them around."
Reports from the press who were at the session suggested that Gary plans to meet with the board later in the week to make certain proposals regarding the management structure, which may explain why Jones and Way have yet to have any new job titles revealed. Johnson said it was important that both him and Skiverton knew both parties well:
"Terry (Skiverton) has been working with them and he trusts them. I've known them from previous years. So it's a perfect scenario. All four of us love the club. We all helped to get the club where it is now, so we haven't suddenly jumped into somebody else's success, and we'd like to take it further."
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