Jay Demerit is eager to stay with the Vancouver Whitecaps.

The former Watford defender's deal will expire next month.

He told mlssoccer.com: "We'll hopefully get something done. Obviously, with a new manager coming in, that creates a new element, of course, on both sides of the ball.

"You don't want, as a player, to be here, if the manager doesn't want you here and want you to be part of this organization or to play the role that I've played, which is a reality of what we do. But also, as a person, you want to make sure the manager's right. You want to work for that guy and be led by that guy, so those types of things will be coming in the next couple of weeks."

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