KARL Robinson considers the speculation about his future at Oxford United to be finished after speaking to Sumrith 'Tiger' Thanakarnjanasuth.

On Tuesday the head coach said he had been put in an uncomfortable position after the U's rejected an approach from Blackpool to speak about their vacancy without his knowledge.

Yesterday Tiger released a statement which explained it had been kept back to avoid it becoming a distraction before the meeting with Accrington Stanley, which United won 3-0.

A conversation yesterday resolved that issue and Robinson believes a line has been drawn under the matter.

He said: "Tiger said 'this is the situation, that’s the way it is'.

"I said 'well if that’s the way it is there’s nothing more anyone can do or say'. It’s that simple.

"This came completely out of the blue late on Tuesday and by 9am the next day it was done.

"It wasn’t like I had anything in mind in relation to speaking to my family or anybody.

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"I think if you heard what I was saying after the game, I was telling everybody to get here on Saturday and rally.

"It would be a crazy thing to say if I knew anything and I wasn’t going to be there.

"Am I flattered (by the approach)? 100 per cent, it was a club that was in the Premier League not too long ago.

"Obviously people have called me and said the chairman’s a top man who is having a right go.

"(CEO) Ben Mansford is someone who has gone in there and has done an awful lot. It’s obviously going to be a top job in relation to what they want to achieve next year."

He added: "I’ve got a job to do and a long contract here.

"I’ve always said there will be a day I walk out, because that’s what managers do.

"But we have so much more excitement to put into the place and so much more rebuilding left to do."

If that clarified the short term, there are still questions which hang in the air.

Robinson had made it clear on Tuesday that he wanted to see investment in the squad to keep United progressing.

The U's boss admitted those answers had yet to materialise, but was optimistic.

He said: "We have a board meeting about where we’re going to move forward.

"But one thing I would say is we need to know where we’re going to be next year, what we’re going to try to achieve and the steps in that direction are going to look like."