Manchester City's sister club are on the hunt for a new head coach after parting ways with one of the best the US game has to offer.
The 29-year-old defender can see himself heading to the USA when his City deal expires in 2018.
The promising defenders are currently on loan at City's sister club until the end of the MLS season.
New York City FC were beaten 2-0 by Danish side Brondby on Sunday in the second of two friendlies.
After beating St. Mirren 2-0 in Manchester, New York City FC coach Jason Kreis spoke about the Frank Lampard situation.