Manchester City on Saturday quashed speculation that they are in talks over the acquisition of a Major League Soccer franchise in the United States.
Manchester City's striker Carlos Tevez (centre), midfielder Gareth Barry (left) and defender Matija Nastasic (right) after the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Manchester United at The Etihad stadium in Manchester, north-west England on December 9, 2012. City quashed speculation they are in talks over the acquisition of a Major League Soccer franchise in the US.
The English champions were reportedly close to being awarded a franchise that would be based in the Queens district of New York.
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