West Bromwich Albion must wait until next week to find out the intentions of Kieran Richardson-and his club Manchester-United.
Richardson will meet with Sir Alex Ferguson after Saturday's FA Cup final to discuss the whether the young winger is ready for the Old Trafford first-team or whether he would benefit from another year on loan.
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The 20-year-old has been a massive success since he arrived at The Hawthorns in January to such an extent that it has led to the club's staff and fans calling for him to be retained for next season.
In just four months the Greenwich-born player has gone from being a reserve teamer at United to an England squad member since his loan move to West Brom.
Albion boss Bryan Robson has already expressed a desire to keep Richardson at The Hawthorns for another year as he looks to build on this term's successful survival fight.
However, Richardson would prefer an Old Trafford return provided he felt there would be more first-team opportunities on offer than he has previously enjoyed.
He was due to meet Ferguson on Tuesday, but that meeting had to be cancelled and with United now in Cardiff preparing for Saturday's meeting with Arsenal, it will be next week before Richardson knows where he will be when the new season starts in August.
"I am delighted how things have worked out for him. I saw his performance in Sunday's game and it is terrific that he has been picked for England," Ferguson said.
"I spoke to Kieran's father yesterday. Something cropped up which meant we had to cancel the original meeting but hopefully we can sit down next week and map out his future."
Meanwhile Albion have angrily scotched rumours that another of their star players, Zoltan Gera, could be about to leave the club.
Comments surfaced yesterday from the Hungarian's former agent, Vladan Filipovic, suggesting the player was wanted by Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur but the club's chairman, Jeremy Peace, robustly rejected the speculation.
Peace was adamant that Filipovic is not even Gera's representative in such matters. He said: "The agent quoted does not act on behalf of Zoltan and, as the manager Bryan Robson has said on numerous occasions, Zoltan is very happy here and is very popular in the dressing room.
"He is contracted to Albion for a further two years, plus an extra year option in the club's favour.
"We have had no contact from the clubs Mr Filipovic quotes - or any club - about Zoltan and we are looking to build on the squad we have not dismantle it.
" Zoltan is very happy playing Premiership football and that is something we offer at Albion."
Filipovic had claimed: "There are two clubs interested in signing Zoltan but their approaches aren't official ones. I and the player may connect with them if West Brom accept the approaches and then we can start talks.
"The main teams are the ones that showed interest recently. The clubs are Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur. But they haven't made anything official."
Albion striker Geoff Horsfield recently claimed that Gera had told his team-mates he was happy to remain with the club whether or not they were relegated.
Jan Koller's agent and West Brom have laughed off reports linking the player with a possible move to Sunderland or The Hawthorns.
It had been claimed on the Borussia Dortmund club website that Premiership new boys Sunderland and the Baggies had contacted the Bundesliga outfit over Koller's possible availability.
The German giants are in a precarious financial positions with debts of #95 million fuelling speculation that they could be forced to offload several of their top players. However, Koller's representative, Pavel Paska, has rubbished claims that Koller could be moving to either club.
"These stories are a major surprise and I think someone is dreaming up stories," Paska said.
"Jan Koller is a top striker and, in all respect, I don't think he would be keen on a move. He has one year left on his contract and he is staying at Dortmund as he wants to play in the World Cup for Czech Republic in Germany.
"After that, he is a free agent and then he could leave Dortmund."