Former Arsenal and Manchester United defender Mikael Silvestre is in talks with MLS's Portland Timbers.

Timbers owner Merritt Paulson confirmed that the Frenchman was expected to train with his side on Tuesday.

"Look forward to seeing Mikaël Silvestre in Timbers green at training today [Tuesday] ," Paulson wrote on his Twitter page.

Silvestre has been training with United this season to stay fit for his next move.