2017 International Call-Ups: MLS players on national team duty

March 11, 2017

World Cup qualifying commences in March, with players throughout the Americas participating. Panama have called up seven MLSers to their March qualifying roster, while South Americans Nico Lodeiro and Miguel Almiron make the cut for their respective countries. MARCH CALL-UPS Atlanta United FC call-ups Miguel Almiron (M) PAR CONMEBOL WCQ Mar. 23 vs. ECU; Mar. 28 at BRA Houston Dynamo call-ups Adolfo Machado (D) PAN CONCACAF WCQ Mar. 24 at…

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Heath buoyed by opening-day lessons as Minnesota United look to second game

March 11, 2017

WOODBURY, MINN. — Minnesota United’s MLS opener did not follow the script laid out by head coach Adrian Heath, as the expansion side lost to Portland 5-1 last Friday night. However, Heath doesn’t believe the entire match was for naught. “I thought the middle of the park was going to be crucial against them,” Heath told MLSsoccer.com at Minnesota’s training on Wednesday. “The way they play, [Diego] Valeri joins in,…

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REPORT: LA Galaxy Offered Zlatan Ibrahimovic The Biggest Contract In MLS History

March 11, 2017

It seems Los Angeles Galaxy are not giving up easily on their quest to sign Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The Manchester United striker has settled nicely into the Premier League and has arguably been the team’s best player this season. However, he has often he wouldn’t mind finishing his career in MLS. And LA has taken notice. ​Per Grant Wahl, the Galaxy have offered Ibrahimovic a contract that would make him the…

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MLS Transfer Window Tracker: Winter 2016/17

March 10, 2017

LATEST NEWS: Report Fiftyfive.one reported on Friday that Juventus D Paolo De Ceglie is interested in a move to MLS, and that Minnesota United is “on the shortlist of clubs that the left back is considering.” De Ceglie has been with Juve’s first team since 2006, but has been out of favor the past several seasons in Turin, and has gone on a series of loans around Europe. Signing The Philadelphia…

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David Villa, NYCFC negotiating new deal, Pirlo non-committal on future

March 10, 2017

NEW YORK – Will they stay or will they go? That was the question posed to New York City FC Designated Players Andrea Pirlo and David Villa during the club’s media day in Manhattan on Thursday afternoon. Both legends are in their final year of their contracts and both are well over 30 years old, with Pirlo clocking in at 37 and Villa now 35. And though both have found…

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