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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Remembering Sigi Schmid

Orlando cashes in, Ciman back in MLS, and Manchester United look to Italy for their next coach

MLS: Los Angeles Galaxy at Seattle Sounders FC Jennifer Buchanan-USA TODAY Sports

MLS News

Sigi Schmid, all time winningest coach in MLS history passes away

The MLS family is mourning the loss of a legend: Sigi Schmid, the all-time winningest head coach in MLS history, passed away on December 25 at the age of 65.

Orlando City transfers Yoshimar Yotun to Cruz Azul for 4 million dollars

During his two seasons in Orlando, Yotún made 32 appearances, recording 2,857 minutes with five goals and 14 assists.

Laurent Ciman is back in MLS with Toronto

TFC traded up in the allocation order for Ciman, trading the second allocation slot and Toronto FC’s second round pick in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft to FC Cincinnati to acquire the first slot and ensure they can get him.

Chicago Fire acquire defender Marcelo from Sporting Lisbon

He signed with Sporting this past May on a free transfer but only played one game, a Portuguese League Cup tie in October. The Fire could provide an opportunity for Marcelo to get a fresh start.

Rest of the World News

Manchester United to consider Massimiliano Allegri as their next coach

The 51-year-old, who has led Juventus to four consecutive Serie A titles and reached the Champions League final in 2015 and 2017, was interested in taking over at Arsenal in the summer before Unai Emery was appointed as Arsene Wenger’s successor.