Chesterfield boss Paul Cook has confirmed discussions with five soon to be out of contract players are ongoing.
Jay O’Shea, Ritchie Humphreys, Sam Hird, Marc Richards and Nathan Smith are mulling over new deals put to them.
Wheras quartet Sam Togwell, Jamie Devitt, Matty Brown and Jacob Hazel have all been released by the Spireites.
Cook said: “All of the players have made a contribution and we would like to thank them and wish them the very best for the future.
“Talks are now taking place with the players whose current deals are about to expire and we will know the outcome of those negotiations in due course.”