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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Union announce preaseason schedule

Union announce preseason game, Miami to announce coaching hire on Monday and more in today’s links

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Philadelphia Union News

Union announce 2020 preseason fan events, match vs FC Dallas
Coming off their best season to date, Philadelphia Union announced today their 2020 preseason schedule, where they return to the club’s base in Clearwater, Florida for the sixth consecutive season.

MLS News

Inter Miami signed forward Juan Agudelo, will name Diego Alonso as coach on Monday
The long wait for an Inter Miami coach is about to end. Diego Alonso, a former Uruguayan player who most recently coached Monterrey in the Mexican league, is expected to be named Inter Miami’s first coach on Monday.

Top 10 trades of the 2019 MLS season
A majority of these picks were done early enough in the year to have fine effect on the 2019 season, but there are a few late entries that make the list with an eye solely toward the future.

Reports: Houston Dynamo could sell Mauro Manotas, find replacement in Uruguay
A report from French outlet Fut-Sur7 indicates Nantes, Montpellier and Saint Etienne are all in the running for Manotas, with Montpellier perhaps favored since the club president has told RMC Sports there is already an offer for an unidentified attacker on the table.

Toronto FC reportedly in competition to sign young Penarol winger Facundo Pellistri
The 18-year-old winger has enjoyed a breakout season with the Penarol first team after coming up through the club’s academy. Pellistri, who also played with River Plate Montevideo and La Picada’s youth programs, made his professional debut in August. A month later he earned his first start and scored his first goal in a 3-1 win over Cerro in November.

Rest of the World News

Borussia Dortmund beat Manchester United to Haaland signing
Haaland joins the Bundesliga club from Austrian side FC Salzburg, with his deal set to keep him at Dortmund until 2024. Sources have told ESPN that Haaland moves for an initial €20 million, which was his release clause.