We can be quite sure Diego Forlan is not coming to the New York Red Bulls. The rumor of RBNY's interest in the 37-year-old Uruguayan soccer legend was among the summer transfer season's least convincing, before it was effectively denied by Forlan himself. And RBNY - twice.
So if not RBNY, where will one of Uruguay's all-time greatest players wind down his career? He seems to be running out of options. By his own admission, he's rebuffed an offer from Brazil, isn't interested in playing in Argentina, and has had no offers from America. Things appear so lean, it is reported the club he just left - Penarol - has invited him to return.
The rumor mill needed fresh momentum for Forlan, and has returned to an old favorite: Indian Super League. The player had been linked to Atletico de Kolkata, but even that possibility evaporated in the recent spate of Forlan rumor-killing.
In the nick of time, Pablo Forlan - Diego's brother and long-time representative - has unearthed a new option. He told Goal.com there was a new ISL team interested in employing itself an ageing superstar:
We are no more talking with the Kolkata team. Yes, we are in advanced talks with Mumbai City. We have to see if the deal goes through.
Good luck, Diego. Hope this Mumbai opportunity works out for you.