With a new front office and revamped roster, there's a great deal more optimism surrounding the Union as the 2016 season approaches.
The former Schalke winger is said to have been on the Premier League club's radar before deciding to head to MLS instead.
The Swiss free agent has travelled to the States this week to listen to an offer from the MLS club.
A player linked with Watford and Leicester City has been discussing a contract offer and suggesting he may have one more move in him before a return home.
A round up of news stories this morning related to Tottenham Hotspur.
Tranquillo Barnetta has revealed that he would sign for Liverpool or Tottenham Hotspur if the conditions were right.