No offers from the MLS yet, says Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka's agent

The veteran forward may find himself behind Torres and Drogba in the pecking order at Stamford Bridge, but his representative says there has been no bids from North America
Nicolas Anelka's agent has confirmed that Chelsea have received no offers for his client, and has rubbished rumours linking the veteran forward with a move to the MLS.

The 32-year-old will face stiff competition for a first-team place at the Stamford Bridge outfit this season, with Fernando Torres, Didier Drogba and Salomon Kalou also in contention for a starting berth.

Due to the former Real Madrid attacker's advancing years, a move to the United States has been speculated, but his representative Michael Wiesenfeld stated that he has not been approached by any teams for the striker.

"No MLS club has expressed an interest in him," Wiesenfeld told France Football.

"If we try to think rationally, LA Galaxy is not an option. They have three high profile players - David Beckham, Landon Donovan and Juan Pablo Angel - and thus reached the quota imposed by the MLS.

"So, unless Nicolas agrees to play for less than $415,000 (£260,000) gross per season, it is not feasible," he stated.

The ex-France international has also been linked to the New York Red Bulls, where countryman Thierry Henry currently plays, and Wiesenfeld admitted this was more likely, despite no contact being made as of yet.

"With regard to the New York Red Bulls, they have Henry and [Rafael] Marquez. There remains a place for a [high-profile] player, as Dwayne De Rosario was transferred to DC United," he concluded.

Anelka's current contract with Chelsea expires in the summer of 2012.

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