Following on from Liverpool Chief Executive Ian Ayre commenting that a loan move for recently departed legend Steven Gerrard, was conceivable, and had been discussed, it has been confirmed that he will not be returning to Anfield on loan this January.
MLS Chief Commissioner Don Garber commented on the speculation, "I don't think so. I had not heard that was something that was being contemplated."
High profile players that have moved to the MLS in previos seasons have joined European, and often Premier League clubs on loan in January for 2 months, due to it being the off-season in America. David Beckham famously joined AC Milan and then Paris Saint-Germain on loan from LA Galaxy, while Robbie Keane spent a spell at Aston Villa, and Arsenal legend Thierry Henry returned to the Emirates for a dramatic return.
Gerrard has only just joined the Los Angeles side, and they are reluctant to let him go so soon after joining, particularly as he is one of the league's high profile signings this year, along with Frank Lampard and Andrea Pirlo.
Garber took the opportunity to talk of a potential link up with the Premier League, "“I would love to find a way that we could play our FA Cup champion and our league champion against an FA Cup and league champion tournament and play it in New York City every year."