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Garber confirms Galaxy in talks with Steven Gerrard, expects details soon

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Since Steven Gerrard announced that he was leaving Liverpool at the end of the 2014/15 season, there's been loads of speculation about where he might be heading. He was loosely linked to the New York Cosmos just a month and a half ago, but those rumors never seemed to be anything worth taking seriously.

On Saturday, reports emerged claiming that Gerrard was going to be joining the Los Angeles Galaxy on an 18-month contract, putting to bed the idea that the Liverpool man would be sharing the midfield with Marcos Senna. On Sunday, Grant Wahl had some comments from MLS commissioner Don Garber confirming that talks with Gerrard were ongoing.

"Discussions are taking place with his representatives, and we expect more details soon. I can’t say anything further than that. Nothing is signed."

While Gerrard to New York would have been fun, I doubt it ever made financial sense given the signing of Raul for the start of the 2015 season. With a large, confirmed offer on the table for a similar type of player in Jaime Valdes, there was probably plenty of evidence that the club was never seriously interested in Gerrard anyway. I think we can safely stop dreaming about Gerrard lining up for the Cosmos at this point, but the fact that their name currently carries enough weight to force them into the discussion, despite no evidence that they're interested, is a very good sign for the future.