WANDERERS have made a move to tie Adam Bogdan, Darren Pratley and Matt Mills down to new contracts at the Macron Stadium.

Neil Lennon wants an answer from the trio “as quickly as possible” as he starts to shape his squad for next season.

And he is set to follow it up with offers for veteran strike pair Emile Heskey and Eidur Gudjohnsen to extend their stay by another year.

“There has been a bit of movement speaking to players’ representatives over the last week,” Lennon told The Bolton News.

“We’ve submitted good offers for players that are here and we’re waiting to hear back but I’m pretty confident we’ll get over the line with two or three.”

Lennon went public on Wednesday by saying he wanted Wanderers to make an offer to Bogdan to remain as the club’s number one next season.

Though Pratley has missed the last couple of months of the season – news that his contract could be extended does not come as a great surprise, given his excellent form for the majority of the campaign.

The offer for skipper Mills, however, may yet not be enough to keep him at the club with strong rumour of interest from other clubs in the Championship, including former Whites boss Dougie Freedman’s Nottingham Forest.

Lennon has accomplished what he set out to do in October and ensured the club did not slip into League One but is by no means happy with the current league position.

“If you look at Bolton over the years, do you really think they should be pleased about being 16th in the Championship?” he said.

“I’m not. It’s not that great.

“There are a lot of reasons why and that’s a very broad summary but there is big room for improvement.

“The premise was to come in, get the club safe and stabilised. We have done that. We have some good young players; real assets and if we can maintain a couple of the senior players who are important to us and then add to that nucleus, we will be a lot stronger for next season.”

Lennon could revisit some of the loan players he brought to the club this season – with the likes of Saidy Janko, Adam Le Fondre, Barry Bannan, Paddy McCarthy and Ben Amos all on the radar.

“The players have bought into what we want to do and believe in it and want to be part of it,” he said. “It's a very good club and if we can get it up and going it can take us places.

“Ben Amos could see what we're trying to do and he was very pleased with the spell he had here. The players are enjoying what we're doing here – even though I'm not in terms of results but I'm sure it will get better next season.

“I need more quality on the pitch and I need to keep my better players fit on a weekly basis and I think we'll be okay.”