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Brotherly Game Daily Links 8/4/16

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The Union got their man, but they gave up a club legend. Read all about our new signing in the links.

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Philadelphia Union News

Official: Union sign USMNT regular Alejandro Bedoya
In case you've been under a rock since the beginning of the week, the Union have finally signed United States National Team member Alejandro Bedoya.

Bedoya already bringing the Brotherly banter
Bedoya is already displaying that Philly attitude on social media.

Texas midfielder Axel Picazo joining Philadelphia Union Academy
Bedoya wasn't the only new memebr of the Union family, as United States youth international Axel Picazo will join the Union’s Academy setup in the fall.

MLS News

Update: Trabzonspor VP claims agreement has been made for Fabian Castillo
It sounds and looks like a deal is almost done here.

Winter is Coming: Rodriguez sets his Judgment Day with Bedoya move
The Union had to make a move in order to acquire Bedoya as they moved cash, a draft pick and the discovery rights of an unnamed player to the Chicago Fire.

Fire officially announce Arshakyan signing
It looks like the Fire are already spending some of their newly acquired money as they announced the signing of David Arshakyan, a physical 21-year-old striker.

Orlando City Acquires Midfielder Matías Pérez García from San Jose Earthquakes for Darwin Cerén
Orlando City sends its longtime defensive midfielder Darwin Cerén to the San Jose Earthquakes for attacking midfielder Matías Pérez García.

Reports: Omer Damari deal is getting done
Assurances have been offered that Omer Damari will join RBNY before the MLS transfer window closes.

US Soccer News

USA defeats New Zealand 2-0 in Olympic opener
Despite a struggle in the final third, the U.S. had the game well in hand.

Antonio Conte hints at loan for Chelsea defender Matt Miazga
Antonio Conte has hinted that defender Matt Miazga could leave Chelsea this summer in search of first-team football to aid his development.

Rest of the World News

Belgium appoints former Everton boss Roberto Martinez
Roberto Martinez was sacked by Everton in May, but has been appointed as Belgium's new manager.