“We know where we’re heading from a training perspective, and the set-up for the next fight.

“It’s not like we’re just floating around, not really knowing what we’re doing.

“There have been conversations with Rob and AJ. AJ made it clear when he said he will be working with a new trainer. 

“Will that be in conjunction with Rob? I think that’s to be announced in the coming weeks.”

Hearn was speaking as Matchroom revealed its schedule for February and March, including Josh Warrington’s clash with IBF featherweight king Kiko Martinez in Leeds on March 26.

The winner of Joshua-Usyk II is set to face the victor of Tyson Fury vs Dillian Whyte to crown the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world.