“There are a couple of clubs in for Ben, I had a chat with him on the first day of pre-season training.
“I'm not going to force him out - I like him, I've never not liked him.
“It's just that in my mind Joe Mattock has just been a little bit ahead of him.
“If something comes in for Ben that he wants and the club want then I won't stand in his way.
“He might be here at the start of the season. He was in on Thursday, Friday and Monday. But I do know clubs are preparing bids so it's 'Watch this space' with him really.” he added.