Transfer Watch: Leon Britton
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Transfer Watch: Swansea City veteran Leon Britton linked with MLS move

A Swansea City legend could be making his way to Major League Soccer this summer, with Welsh reports claiming that several MLS clubs are interested in acquiring veteran Swans midfielder Leon Britton.

Britton, 32, has spent the better part of 13 years with Swansea, making nearly 500 total appearances for the club. He has two years left on a deal with the English Premier League side, but the South Wales Evening Post reported on Tuesday that the veteran midfielder is ready to move on after seeing his playing time dwindle last year.

According to the report, several American MLS clubs have made contact, with the New York Red Bulls reported to be among them. Britton first moved to Swansea in 2002, leaving briefly for Sheffield United in 2010 before returning to the Welsh club in 2011. One of a handful of players to represent one club in all four professional divisions of the English footballing pyramid, Britton has 16 career pro goals.