Bastian Schweinsteiger is taking the high road when discussing his lack of playing time under Jose Mourinho, and is also fueling fire in Major League Soccer’s rumor mill (along with China, India, and Qatar).
Schweinsteiger, 32, has trained with United’s U-21 side under Mourinho and has also retired from Germany duty.
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He took to Twitter on Wednesday to talk to his fan about his “current situation”, saying that United was a dream of his and that he will not be moving to another club in Europe.
Many have speculated that Schweinsteiger could come to Major League Soccer, a league that impressed him when Bayern Munich played the MLS All Stars last summer.
If that happened, who could do with a little “Schweiny”?
- Atlanta United — You think Carlos Bocanegra doesn’t know the value of a steady, veteran presence in the middle of his park?
- New England Revolution — Remember what the Jermaine Jones signing did for a struggling and off-balance Jay Heaps squad?
- DC United and Chicago Fire — This has less to do with need or fit, and more to do with me wanting to see two fan bases getting deserved excitement. And lest we forget that Chicago was done wrong in the Jermaine Jones saga.