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Who replaces Fabian? MLS Week 3 preview and more in today’s links

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Philadelphia Union News

Will Brenden Aaronson make his debut against Atlanta?
Union manager Jim Curtin played coy this past week when asked who will replace suspended playmaker Marco Fabián in the starting lineup at Atlanta.

Injury Update: Santos, Kacper and Fabinho unavailable for the weekend
Kacper Przybylko fractured a little toe, Fabinho sprained an ankle and Sergio Santos is out for four weeks.

MLS News

From checkers to chess, Jordan Harvey on LAFC, 300 appearances and his career
Angels on Parade caught up with the Philadelphia Union original to talk about his long career in MLS.

MLS Week 3 talking point
Major League Soccer’s newest team is set to make its home debut in an environment that should immediately be one of the better ones in the league.

Complete list of MLS players called up to national teams
In total, 21 nations will have MLS players on their respective rosters, with the majority of the teams playing international friendlies. Some MLS players will be involved in the Concacaf Nations League, which will help determine some of the participants for this summer’s Gold Cup.

Minnesota completes signing of Lawrence Olum
Minnesota United FC signed Lawrence Olum on Friday. The Kenyan international will be familiar to longtime soccer fans in the Land of 10,000 Lakes, having played for the Minnesota Thunder in 2009.

US Soccer News

Jason Kreis in talks to coach U-23 US Olympic team
With Olympic qualifying for the 2020 Tokyo games coming up later this year, U.S. Soccer is reportedly in talks with Jason Kreis to become the next U-23 US national team manager.

Rest of the World News

FIFA to make decision on expanded 2022 World Cup in June
FIFA president Gianni Infantino announced on Friday that it is “feasible” to expand the 2022 World Cup, but that any plans to do so will need to be approved by the FIFA Congress in June.