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Commissioner Garber says that MLS is in "advanced discussions" with Bill McGuire's Minneapolis group

Based on today's statement by MLS commissioner Don Garber (above) it's a question of when, not if, MLS will expand.
Based on today's statement by MLS commissioner Don Garber (above) it's a question of when, not if, MLS will expand.
Jaime Valdez-USA TODAY Sports

Remember when it all but seemed a foregone conclusion that David Beckham was going bring MLS back to Miami?

Where Becks' bid has stalled and fallen by the wayside, commissioner Don Garber and MLS have recently conducted expansion meetings with interested groups from Las Vegas, Minneapolis and Sacramento.  Garber announced recently that Las Vegas is no longer in contention for a new team, but Bill McGuire's bid for Minneapolis has now apprently moved to the front of the line, in part due to their plans to build a new soccer specific stadium.

"We are in advanced discussions with Bill McGuire and his partners in Minnesota to bring a Major League Soccer expansion club to the Twin Cities and are particularly excited about their plans for a new soccer-specific stadium that will serve as the club’s home. We remain on track to announce the next MLS expansion market in the next 30-45 days, though no specific date for an announcement has been set.

"Over the course of 2015, we plan to evaluate potential expansion beyond 24 clubs."

~Don Garber, MLS Commissioner

Based on this morning's announcement It seems that MLS won't be heading back to Miami anytime soon, so what say you, David Beckham?