Darren, currently absent with an Achilles injury, discussed the subject on his website this week and he was subsequently quoted in many of the national newspapers under headlines such as 'Anderton calls for showdown'.
In his latest Talking Shop column, David questions the wisdom of individual player websites, while adding that negotiations are imminent.
"We will be talking to Darren, he knows we will be offering him an extension to his contract, certainly beyond a one-year agreement," said David.
"Darren knows that, his agent knows that and we will be looking to sit down within the next 14 days to have deep and thorough talks."
To read David's Talking Shop column in full, click here
By Richard Hubbard
David Pleat has confirmed that he will be conducting talks with Darren Anderton on the subject of a new contract within the next two weeks.