Grant still undecided over Portsmouth future

Portsmouth boss Avram Grant is still uncertain whether he will be at the helm to try to guide the financially-stricken club back into the top flight next season.

Portsmouth boss Avram Grant is still uncertain whether he will be at the helm to try to guide the financially-stricken club back into the top flight next season.

The Israeli wants assurances Portsmouth will be a going concern by the start of the new season before committing to stay on, with suggestions his contract was invalidated by non-payment of wages.

Indeed, West Ham are reported to be ready to offer the former Chelsea boss the chance to replace Gianfranco Zola.

The 55-year-old is to continue talks with administrator Andrew Andronikou.

"I will have to make the decision very soon," said Grant.

"Who knows what will happen at Portsmouth next season?

"I hope everything will be okay because we worked so hard this season just to secure the future of the club."

Grant, though, maintains leaving would not be an easy decision.

"If you said to me one year before I would love this club like I do I would say I do not think so," he reflected.

"I want to stay, but I don't want to see them like this again, not 50% or even 20 per cent.

"We have to wait and see what will happen."