Northampton Town manager Aidy Boothroyd has issued a statement, following Michael Jacobs' departure from the club. Jacobs is joining Championship side Derby County.
– Aidy Boothroyd, Northampton Town manager
"This news won't come as a surprise to anybody after Michael turned his contract down.
"We respect his wish to make the move and we wish him well in his future career. Now we move on and this gives us the opportunity to strengthen the squad further ahead of next season."