Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard's move to LA Galaxy could be confirmed today.
Press Association Sport understands a deal to take the 34-year-old to the Major League Soccer at the end of this season is now close to completion.
However, contrary to reports Gerrard has not been given leave to travel to the United States to finalise the move and has not flown to America as all the necessary requirements associated with the deal have been done in this country.
Owen Coyle has been announced as the new head coach of Major League Soccer club Houston Dynamo.
The former Burnley and Bolton manager claims to have extensive knowledge of the America's top soccer league from watching matches back in the UK.
“I’ve watched MLS extensively, back home we get live feeds and highlights so I certainly know all the teams in the league,” he told houston dynamo.com.
Speaking after lifting the MLS Cup, David Beckham reflected on the fairytale endings he's enjoyed at his previous clubs.
"Winning a championship in my last game at Manchester United, and then winning a championship in my last game at Real Madrid...and then winning a championship here, in my last, game - you know, it never gets old," he said.
"I still love it like I did when I won my first."
David Beckham has admitted his celebrations at ending his LA Galaxy career with one last trophy were tinged with sadness.
After helping his side to a 3-1 victory in the MLS Cup Final, he told reporters:
Former England striker Gary Lineker has paid tribute to David Beckham after he ended his career in the United States by helping LA Galaxy retain the MLS Cup.