Out of favour Birmingham City striker Lee Novak has admitted that his future at St Andrews remains unclear with the player’s contract set to expire at the end of the season according to the Birmingham Mail.

The 27 year old is currently on a season long loan at League 1 club Chesterfield where the striker has impressed after netting 14 goals for the club so far this season.

Novak’s personal success at The Proact Stadium will no doubt leave Chesterfield hoping that they are able to sign the player on a permanent basis this summer however the chances of the player opting to play for The Spireites again next season could hinge on the club securing League 1 safety.

After scoring 42 goals in 172 appearances for Huddersfield Town, Novak joined Birmingham City in summer 2013 signing a three year deal at St Andrews. The player scored 11 goals in his first season with the club but added just two more goals to his tally last season and Novak has fell out of favour with Blues Manager Gary Rowett resulting in a loan move to Chesterfield this season.

The striker is a product of the famed Wallsend Boys Club and started his career with Gretna before moving into non league to feature for Newcastle Blue Star and Gateshead before his move to the Football League to Huddersfield Town in 2009.

Chesterfield are currently two points clear of the League 1 relegation zone and Spireites fans will be hoping that Novak can fire them to League 1 safety in the coming weeks.

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