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Union's midfield depth, Manchester United rout Leicester city: Brotherly Game Daily Links 2/6/17

We should have the day off, but here we are, enjoy the links.

Derik Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union News

Bedoya, Medunjanin offer midfield flexibility for the Union
The Philadelphia Union spent the month of January collecting pieces to what it hopes will be a winning MLS puzzle.

CJ Sapong Enters Camp with a Veteran Mindset with more Competition Around
CJ Sapong was underwhelming to close out the year for the Philadelphia Union, leading to the team bringing in competition for him at the striker position.

MLS News

Rumor: New York Red Bulls considering loan move for Panama international Michael Amir Murillo
He's 21 in about a week but, by the standards of RBNY's recent signings, he'd be a start-now veteran.

Whitecaps work in Wales
After Vancouver Whitecaps FC secured their spot in the knockout stage of the CONCACAF Champions League back in September 2016, head coach Carl Robinson knew that the ‘Caps would need to be fully match-fit for their early season continental clashes.

Clint Dempsey goes 30 minutes in preseason start
The former U.S. national team captain has been out of action since August due to an irregular heart beat, but was lively in his first half-hour back on the field for the Sounders.

US Soccer News

Jorge Villafana makes most of U.S. minutes but heading back to bench in Liga MX
The California native played well in his first national team start but may find it hard to earn more without a change in his club situation.

Rest of the World News

Manchester City 2 - 1 Swansea City Match report
Gabriel Jesus scored a stoppage-time winner as Manchester City grabbed a thrilling 2-1 home victory over Swansea City to move up to third in the Premier League.

Leicester City 0 - 3 Manchester United Match report
Manchester United gave their top-four aspirations a major boost as they cruised to a 3-0 win at Premier League champions Leicester City on Sunday.