On Sunday Real Madrid club president Ramon Calderon suggested there was a clause in the contract of the 32-year-old England international, who has enjoyed a high-profile return to form in recent weeks, that could keep him in Spain.
However, Lalas dismissed that claim, saying: "I´ve talked to his folks, and we´re completely on the same page as them in terms of the comments they made. We´re looking forward to him coming over to begin his US adventure. This changes nothing."
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