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Report: Philadelphia Union finalize deal for Matej Oravec
The 21-year-old from Slovakia is a versatile player with experience playing as a defensive midfielder, center back and outside back. He’s featured in all but one of DAC Dunajska Streda’s 18 league games this season, but did not dress for the team on Sunday.
Chicago Fire sign Robert Beric to Designated Player contract
Berić is 28, and he joins the Fire after 330 appearances in the top divisions in Slovenia, Austria and France. He’s tallied 122 goals in his career, including 12 in the Europa League and four in the Champions League. At the international level, Berić has 25 caps for the Slovenia National Team.
MLS preseason 2020: Five must-watch teams as opening day approaches
MLS preseason officially hits full swing this weekend, with the rest of the league’s teams reporting for duty one week after the five Concacaf Champions League participants got things started.
Nashville SC unveils home kit for inaugural MLS season
The color of the jersey is a light gold and sports the Renasant Bank logo in dark blue lettering across the chest.
Sounders may have signed their long-sought defensive midfielder
The reports also seem to indicate the deal is being structured in a way that would potentially allow Joao Paolo to not count as a Designated Player. The Sounders would pay about $1.25 million spread out over two loan payments in 2020 and then be obligated to complete the purchase for another similarly structured payment in 2021.
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Premier League champions-elect Liverpool look down from their perch at Man United
The genie is out of the bottle. When Mohamed Salah lifted the tension inside Anfield by making it 2-0 against Manchester United in the 93rd minute, the roar from The Kop was almost on the same decibel level as the night Liverpool came back from 3-0 down against Barcelona in the Champions League last season.