"It's a delicate balancing act for him but he knows we are desperate for him to stay with us.
"I'd love to see him sign for us. He's still got a couple of years left on his contract, but we just want to reward him for what he's done and make sure he doesn't get envious eyes and start looking elsewhere.
"I hope he signs, he's on the crest of his confidence wave at the moment, I think the England set-up in the summer has pushed him on again.
"He was, arguably, one of our most effective players throughout all of last season."