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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Could Brenden Aaronson solve Union’s No. 10 problem?

Fives questions to start the week, US/Panama recap, and more in today’s links

Matt Ralph

Philadelphia Union News

Could the Union solve their No. 10 search from within?
As the Philadelphia Union’s search for a playmaker continues, Jonathan Tannenwald of the Philadelphia Inquirer writes the club will give 18-year-old American Brenden Aaronson an extended look in the role during preseason.

MLS News

Five big MLS questions to start the week
Five questions from around MLS that can potentially be answered this week.

Colorado declines 3 million dollar transfer bid for Kellyn Acosta
The Colorado Rapids recently turned down a $3 million transfer offer from an English Championship club for US national team midfielder Kellyn Acosta, according to sources.

NYCFC signs Juan Pablo Torres
The 19-year-old, born in Georgia to Colombian parents, has signed a multiyear contract with NYCFC following a two-year stint in Belgium with first-tier side KSC Lokeren.

FC Cincinnati overpay for Nick Hagglund leaves league baffled
Cincinnati traded $300,000 in allocation money and the top spot in the MLS allocation ranking, a valuable asset estimated to be worth another $250,000 in allocation on the trade market, for Hagglund, a Cincinnati native who will be expected to fill the team’s need for a central defender next to Costa Rican giant Kendall Waston.

Former MLS players Tyler Adams and Alphonso Davies make Bundesliga debuts
Red Bulls and Whitecaps fans got their first look at their former stars in action in Germany on Sunday.

U.S. Soccer

United States beats Panama 3-0 in Berhalter debut
Locals Zack Steffen and Daniel Lovitz both started while Auston Trusty dressed but did not play.