Cardiff City chairman confirms Neil Warnock will remain in charge as club looks for immediate return to the Premier League

Neil Warnock is expected to continue as Cardiff City manager despite their relegation to the Championship this season.

The Bluebirds finished in 18th place on 34 points and were sent back to the second tier after just a season in the Premier League.

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Neil Warnock still has a year left on his Cardiff contract
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Their campaign did end on a high, though, as they beat Manchester United 2-0 at Old Trafford on the final day.

Warnock still has one year left on his Cardiff contract and he looks set to target an immediate return to the Premier League.

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Chairman Mehmet Dalman confirmed he and chief executive Ken Choo held talks with the 70-year-old over a potential transfer budget and remain positive Warnock will remain in south Wales.

Dalman told the BBC: “He is the best man for the job, there was never any doubt in my mind.”

Warnock had wanted assurances over a budget that would allow him to bring in the players he felt were needed to mount a promotion challenge.

And Dalman added: “We all share the same vision. We will give it (promotion) another go.”

The Bluebirds lost Iceland midfielder Aron Gunnarsson and loanees Harry Arter and Victor Camarasa at the end of the season and Warnock is keen to bring in adequate replacements.

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