Transfer talk

Pires reveals MLS interest

May 18, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Aston Villa midfielder Robert Pires revealed he has received a plea from former Arsenal team-mate Thierry Henry to join him in Major League Soccer next season.

Pires, 37, spoke to New York Red Bulls star Henry on the telephone and his French compatriot urged him to head to the USA.

Pires, who signed a short term contract with Villa in October and will be a free agent in the summer, will now speak to his current club to find out if he has a future at Villa Park.

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