David Wright says he plans to hold fresh talks with Joe Dunne this week about the contract offered to him by Colchester United.

The experienced midfielder is yet to agree new terms offered to him by the U’s.

Wright, 34, is currently mulling over a new one-year deal put on the table by Colchester, at the beginning of last month.

The former Ipswich Town player has been on a Uefa A Licence coaching course at St George’s Park.

Wright said: “I had a quick word with the manager (Joe Dunne) about the new contract at the end of last season.

“We both agreed that I would come on this course and have a think about it.

“I hope that in the next couple of days, I’ll be able to speak to the manager and hopefully the chairman about it.

“I think the manager and the chairman are building something exciting at Colchester and it really interests me working with the young players.

“The manager will obviously work with them both tactically and technically.

“But there will hopefully be occasions where a senior player like myself can make a difference by talking to them.”

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