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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Aaronson and McKenzie make final USMNT 22 team roster

Union roster still has some holes, potential MLS signing from China, and more in today’s links

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Philadelphia Union News

Aaronson, KcKenzie named to travel roster for Costa Rica match
U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Gregg Berhalter has announced the 22-player travel roster that will prepare to face regional foe Costa Rica in the team’s opening match of 2020.

Union roster is mostly complete, but still has holes to fill
Manager Jim Curtin and sporting director Ernst Tanner still have some needs to address before finalizing the roster.

MLS News

5 biggest MLS trades of the last 5 years
MLS witnessed several notable trades over the past few weeks, most notably Julian Gressel’s move from Atlanta United to D.C. United, a transaction which could rise to over $1 million in allocation money over the next two years.

Looking East: Six top potential MLS transfer targets from Chinese Super League
The Chinese Super League has emerged as an MLS rival for pricey foreign talent in recent years, but a recent change in their salary-cap rules could have the unintended consequence of opening a mini-mart for stateside shoppers.

Montreal Impact acquire Zachary Brault-Guillard from Lyon
The Montreal Impact have acquired right back Zachary Brault-Guillard on a permanent transfer from Lyon. The Canadian international will now remain in Montreal after spending the 2019 season there on loan.

Report: Savarino linked with Brazil move, RSL talking with Atletico Mineiro
A departure for Savarino would essentially put RSL at ground zero with natural wingers, given no players of the sort have joined the club in the offseason. Corey Baird can certainly play there, but he’s also been deputized at striker repeatedly, as well.

Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash: MLS players, clubs react to tragic death
Major League Soccer players took to Twitter to express their shock and sadness at the death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant. The 41-year-old was killed in a helicopter crash Sunday in the Los Angeles area, along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and three others.

Hull’s Mystery Man: Is David Milinković Worth the Risk?
On Monday Morning, The Vancouver Whitecaps announced the signing of French-Serbian left winger David Milinković on a one year loan, with option to buy, from EFL Championship club Hull City.

Crew claim Adi off waivers, Etienne on trail
On Friday, the Crew continued its roster makeover when the team claimed former Portland Timbers and FC Cincinnati forward Fanendo Adi off waivers.

Chicago Fire sign Venezuelan Defender Miguel Angel Navarro
The Fire announced today they’ve signed Miguel Angel Navarro, a 20-year-old left back from Venezuela. Navarro comes via transfer from Deportivo La Guaira, and is under contract through 2022 with club options for 2023 and 2024.

Rest of the World News

FOX Sports Inks Exclusive U.S. English-Language Rights Agreement with Concacaf
FOX Sports and Concacaf have agreed to an exclusive multi-year U.S. English-language rights deal, highlighted by the 2021 and 2023 Gold Cups as well as the Men’s and Women’s Olympic Qualifiers and Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League.