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Man Utd's Schweinsteiger to join Chicago Fire

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Man Utd's Schweinsteiger to join Chicago Fire

<p>Bastian Schweinsteiger is heading stateside after Manchester United agreed to let the midfielder join <span class="caps">MLS</span> club Chicago Fire.</p> <p>The 32-year-old has seen his playing time at Old Trafford limited since joining in 2015 and will now look to the US for more regular appearances on the pitch.</p> <p>He has played just four times for United this season and 18 in total.</p> <p>The deal, which was agreed upon by the clubs on Monday is subject to a medical and visa being secured.</p> <p>According to local reports the former Germany captain has signed a one year deal with the club.</p> <p>Before joining United Schweinsteiger spent 13 seasons wirth Bayner Munich, winning eight Bundesliga titles, seven German Cups and the 2013 Champions League.</p> <p>He played 121 times for Germany and led his nation to World Cup victory in 2014.</p>