Major League Soccer

Pires in talks with MLS side Philadelphia Union

April 24, 2010
Major League Soccer newcomers the Philadelphia Union have confirmed they are in talks to sign Villarreal midfielder Robert Pires in the summer transfer window.

Former Arsenal star Pires becomes a free agent in July after his contract with the Primera Liga side expires.

The player has said he would like a new deal with Villarreal but Union boss Peter Nowak confirmed to the Philadelphia Daily News that signing the French player as one the team's two permitted Designated Players ...

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