Jerome has option to remain at Dons next season

"I'm in no ruish to decide on anything for next year"

Friday, 12th March 2021, 10:13 am
Updated Friday, 12th March 2021, 10:14 am
Cameron Jerome

Conversations have been had between Cameron Jerome and MK Dons regarding keeping the striker for next season.

The 34-year-old has netted 12 times in 33 appearances for the club this season, leading the way in the scorers charts.

His current deal expires at the end of the season, but Jerome said there is an option to remain at Stadium MK for next year but discussions will be held off until the summer.

"I've always just got on with it, played first and thought what will be will be afterwards," he said. "I'm in no rush to decide on anything for next year. I know through conversations with the manager there is potentially an option to be here next season as well. But my decision will be based upon my family, Covid and things like that."

Russell Martin made no secret of a late bid on transfer deadline day to take Jerome to the Championship, which was turned down at the 11th hour. Though his manager said it took a few days for Jerome to come to terms with it, the striker said he's enjoying his time in Milton Keynes and has not let the bid impact him.

He continued: "I'm enjoying my football, and I'm playing with a smile on my face. There was a bit of interest in January but it didn't materialise. As a player, you've got to be professional, get your head down and do the job."