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Phil Gould's time at the Penrith Panthers is set to come to an end with the club to hold a board meeting on Wednesday.

As it stands, Gould is still employed by the Panthers, however understands he recognises his job has become redundant under the Ivan Cleary regime.

The board will move to ratify plans around Gould's departure from his post as the club's general manager of football at the meeting on Wednesday.

As of Wednesday, it is likely he will no longer have any involvement with the NRL team, despite already having his input reduced dramatically upon Cleary's arrival.

The club is still to determine the conditions of his departure but have mutually agreed his time working with the football department is over.

"We met this morning, myself, [Penrith chairman] Dave O'Neill and Gus," chief executive Brian Fletcher told

"We spoke about his role and asked what he thought of it going forward. He came back and said 'my job has become redundant'. He recognises that with Ivan here, the right structures are in place.

"He asked me to take it to the board and I will be doing that [on Wednesday]. You have to remember his intention was always to make his job redundant at some point."

The Panthers released a statement on Tuesday afternoon confirming the board would discuss Gould's departure from the club on Wednesday.

"It’s my decision. I’m the one who is recommending we do it straight away," Gould told Channel Nine.

"The decision hasn't been made about exactly when this will take effect. We spoke this morning about maybe the end of the year, maybe a couple of months time, but I've just recommended we do it sooner rather than later.

"I've always maintained that this position was never going to be around forever."

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