The former Chelsea and England midfielder's contract with the MLS club is set to expire at the end of the 2016 season.
Newcastle United could only pick up a 1-1 draw with Aston Villa yesterday.
The Frenchman is the undisputed star man at West Ham United.
Norwich climbed to the top of the Championship with a 3-1 win over Burton Albion.
Ex-Leeds United defender Sol Bamba could be heading to Derby County.
Aaron Tshibola's late header saw Roberto Di Matteo's men hold the Magpies to a 1-1 draw at Villa Park on Saturday night.
The Hoops strolled to an emphatic win to maintain their lead at the top of the Scottish Premiership.
The Arsenal forward was in fine form in the 3-0 win over Chelsea on Saturday.
The former Liverpool duo are both out of contract at the end of the 2016 MLS season.
Sunderland lost 3-2 to Crystal Palace this weekend.
This was the death of a dream, but not a reason to wallow or curse at the thought of what might have been.
Gareth Bale had made the point that Wales’s historic run to the Euro 2016 semi-final had somehow not felt real. “In a way it doesn’t,” he said earlier in the week. As the madness swirled on the outside and the national fervour pulsed back at home, they had gone game by game, living inside their bubble.