Ian McParland concedes Notts County face a battle to replace Michael Johnson next season.
Derby County are set to release Lee Holmes, Marc Edworthy, Michael Johnson and Ben Hinchcliffe.
Michael Johnson will remain at Notts County after agreeing a one-year contract with the club.
Notts County have snapped up Derby defender Michael Johnson on a two-month loan deal.
Brian Laws is still hoping to bring Derby defender Michael Johnson back to Sheffield Wednesday.
Michael Johnson concedes he faces an uncertain future at Derby, with Sheffield Wednesday having offered him a Pride Park exit.
Derby boss Paul Jewell wants to recall loan players to assess the strength of his squad
Derby County defender Michael Johnson has extended his loan at Sheffield Wednesday.
Brian Laws has hailed the debuts of Sheffield Wednesday loan signings Michael Johnson and Graham Kavanagh.
Sheffield Wednesday have signed Derby's Michael Johnson on loan for a month.