Newcastle United midfielder Dan Gosling is set to meet club officials over his future at St James' Park.
The former Everton midfielder is about to enter the final year of his contract and may leave the club on loan.
The player's agent, David Hodgson, insists that no decision has been made but expects the issue to be resolved imminently.
"I have spoken to Newcastle and everything is technically up in the air," Hodgson told The Hartlepool Mail.
"There should be a decision made in the next four or five days.
"Newcastle United have to give the go-ahead on where they would like Dan to go."
The 23-year-old almost completed a move to Aston Villa during the January transfer window but the deal was cancelled after he picked up a knee injury.
And while Hodgson revealed that the player is keen to secure regular first-team action next season, he does not foresee Villa coming back with a renewed offer.
"I think what he needs to do is play football," he added. "He knows he has got to win everyone over.
"He needs to play at the beginning of the season in somebody's starting line-up.
"Is that going to be at Newcastle? I don't think so at the moment. He has a mountain to climb but he is not giving up.
"He doesn't want to leave. He has loved every single minute of it (at Newcastle). Dan is only going to have a long-term future there if he is given the chance to perform every week.
"Villa's interest came and went and it won't be in Newcastle's best interests to loan him to a club in the same league."
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