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Philadelphia Union and MLS News and Notes 1-2-16

The January transfer window is officially open which will lead to more rumors about player movement. Check out the latest on the Didier Drogba saga as well as holiday greetings from the commish and some predictions about the USMNT.

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Happy New Year, from MLS Commissioner Don Garber |
Commissioner Don Garber would like to wish everyone a happy new year while reflecting on the 20th season of MLS. He's also announced that the full season schedule will be announced on January 7th so we can start marking off dates off for important games.

Chelsea news: MLS plays hardball over releasing Didier Drogba | Telegraph:
The Drogba saga continues, as MLS is reluctant to release his rights to Chelsea to work alongside interim manager Guus Hiddink. After his impact for the Montreal Impact (no pun intended) whatever compensation that there is will be expected to be rather large.

Bold USMNT predictions for 2016 -| Stars and Stripes FC:
Our friends over at Stars and Stripes FC would like to get the new yer off to a good start With bold predictions on how 2016 will go for the US Men's National Team.

Take a moment to reminisce the Son's of Ben's amazing troll of the Portland Timbers supporters section below: