New Blackpool boss Paul Ince is confident he can work with son Thomas.

Thomas Ince is expected to move on from Blackpool with Liverpool heading a queue of clubs chasing his signature.

Paul said: "Thomas will be treated like anyone else

"Once he walks through those gates he's just another player. When I get back to his apartment, as I'm his lodger now, then I'm his dad, that's how it works.

"He understands how it's going to be. He got a harder time than most of the other lads when I managed him at Notts County.

"When I took him there people thought I was only taking him there because he was my son.

"But I took him there as he's a fantastic player, and he's proving that here at Blackpool.

"This time is slightly different, he's the main man here. I'm coming here, and I've had to ask him if it's OK to come to Blackpool," he joked.

"I find sometimes I have to be overly critical with him for people to understand there's no favouritism with him.

"It won't be the case now, he's grown up.

"He knows what I'm like and he'll be fine."