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Brotherly Game Daily Links 1/17/18

Union draft and coach news, more MLS transfers, and could Ronaldo actually leave Madrid?

MLS: Orlando City SC at Philadelphia Union Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union News

Stejskal: ‘No truth to the rumors’ Union want high draft pick
MLS writer pushes back on report that the Union are after a top three pick.

Veteran goalkeeper coach with Union staff at MLS Combine
Union are in the process of "finalizing an agreement" with Tim Hanley.

U.S. Soccer presidential election spotlight on Philadelphia at United Soccer Coaches convention
Philadelphia has a long and proud history of hosting the United Soccer Coaches' convention, the largest annual gathering of American soccer thinkers, influencers and power-brokers. But there's never been one quite like this year's.

MLS News

Official: Kyle Beckerman re-signs with Real Salt Lake
Beckerman’s re-signing means the captain will be in place for an 11th season running.

Defender Emrah Klimenta signs with LA Galaxy
Montenegro international adds depth to the Galaxy back line.

Houston Dynamo sign Venezuelan center back
Alejandro Fuenmayor is officially in orange.

MLS approved for 14 percent of U.S. Soccer presidential vote
MLS delegates will account for 14 percent of the overall vote in the upcoming election for the president of the U.S. Soccer, sources say.

Rest of the World News

Cristiano Ronaldo wants Real Madrid exit over new contract delay - source
Cristiano Ronaldo is tired of Real Madrid's procrastination over a new contract and wants out of the Bernabeu, a source close to the player told ESPN.

Alexis Sanchez move to Manchester United hinges on Henrikh Mkhitaryan joining Arsenal Mino Raiola
Manchester United will not sign Alexis Sanchez unless Henrikh Mkhitaryan agrees to move to Arsenal, according to the Armenian's agent Mino Raiola.