The chances of former Manchester United midfielder Nani coming to MLS are "50-50," according to a league source.
Nani, 32, is in his third stint with Portuguese giants Sporting, scoring eight goals in 25 league and cup appearances this season.
beIN Sports USA was the first to report the possibility of Nani heading to North America.
The Portugal international has also been on the books of Fenerbahce, Valencia, and Lazio in recent seasons.
Nani's best years came with United, where he spent parts of eight seasons and scored 40 goals in 230 league and cup appearances.
During his time with the Red Devils, he won four Premier League titles, two League Cups and a UEFA Champions League crown in 2008.
At international level, Nani has made 124 appearances, scoring 24 goals.
He was also part of the team that claimed Euro 2016. He also represented Portugal at the 2014 World Cup.