FT's US editor may join Thomson Reuters

Chrystia Freeland, the editor of the US edition of the Financial Times (FT), is likely to leave the

She is reportedly in advanced talks with the news-and-information firm.

However, sources close to Freeland have said that the role she is being offered at Thomson Reuters is still unclear.

Freeland has been the FT's US editor for more than four years, after joining as US managing editor in November 2005.