Report: Schweinsteiger seeks MLS move to New York or Los Angeles

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Reports have linked Bastian Schweinsteiger to Major League Soccer for months now, but with the German midfielder clearly on the outs at Manchester United it appears that a move is imminent.

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Squawka is reporting that the 32-year-old is currently in discussions with MLS over a potential move during the winter and Schweinsteiger would prefer a move to Los Angeles or New York.

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While the New York Red Bulls likely won’t be a player in the Schweinsteiger sweepstakes, New York City FC and the Los Angeles Galaxy could very well be in for the veteran. Both clubs would likely have to free up significant allocation money or a Designated Player position though in order to acquire the midfielder.

With United manager Jose Mourinho making it evident that Schweinsteiger has no place in the team, the only thing keeping the veteran midfielder at Old Trafford is his salary. The club and player have gone back and forth in buy-out discussions, however, the German international wants to have his entire salary paid in full.