Toronto FC defender Nana Attakora has made just four appearances this season and his agent feels it is because he has yet to agree to a new contract.
The 22-year old played 45 times in MLS over the past two seasons but has seemingly been frozen out this term and his representative, Marcos Serioux, is concerned.
"Why is he not playing? For one reason alone: he hasn't agreed to a new contract. It's that obvious, I think," Serioux told CBCSports.ca.
Serioux said that Attakora is a fan of new head coach Aron Winter but admits he is worried about his playing future.
"He's been here five years and he's seen five coaches," added Serioux. "Nana loves what he's seen from Winter, but he doesn't know where he will be in two years.
"Nana is an asset to the club, and TFC knows that given his age and his ability. But at the same time he's earned the "It's in the club's hands now. He's been pretty clear about not wanting to sign anything [until the end of the season]. At this point, they can't afford not to get anything back for him."