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Brotherly Game Daily Links 12/22/16

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Philadelphia Union News

Philadelphia Union to host Toronto FC in 2017 home opener
The Union will also open the season in Vancouver against the Whitecaps.

MLS News

MLS announces 2017 home openers
New clubs Minnesota United FC and Atlanta United will make their league debuts in early March, while Orlando City will open up a new stadium.

Stejskal: Five early storylines in Week 1 of the 2017 MLS regular season
Here are five (very) early Week 1 storylines to keep an eye on.

Report: Greg Garza to join Atlanta United on loan
United have acquired his MLS rights from the Columbus Crew after they passed on acquireing him and are finalizing a loan move for the 25-year-old Texas native according to Galarcep.

On American Soccer: Chinese Super League hijacks Atlanta United target, KC gets rights to U.S. U-17 star
The Chinese League is continuing to spend big money, and it's time for MLS to start taking it seriously as a threat to the American league transfer plans.

Minnesota United, Club León Agree to Transfer Fee for Miguel Ibarra
Minnesota United secured the rights to bring Miguel Ibarra back from Liga MX via a trade earlier this week. Now, they’ve taken another step to bringing Ibarra back to the North by agreeing a transfer fee.

Orlando City Reportedly Agrees to Terms with Will Johnson

The Lions are close to adding the veteran midfielder and two-time MLS Cup winner according to Orlando Sentinel writer Alicia DelGallo.

Real Salt Lake signs Jose Hernandez to homegrown deal

The UCLA and RSL-AZ product is making the jump to the first team.

US Soccer News

OFFICIAL: Julian Green signs with VfB Stuttgart

Done deal.