Monk is keen to secure the defender to a new contract.
"He is a player I've sat down with since the announcement and there are a couple of others I have to sit down with," Monk told the South Wales Evening Post.
"I'll give the players my view, how we feel about them as a club and we'll go from there.
"I've talked to Ashley many times and he's someone I think is an important part of what we've done here."
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