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Brotherly Game Daily Links: McKenzie reportedly sold to Genk in Belgium

MLS Owners to dissolve CBA, Cincy and NYCFC make a big trade and more in today’s links

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Philadelphia Union News

Union reportedly selling center back Mark McKenzie to Belgian side KRC Genk
Rumors are still flying around for McKenzie’s price, with estimates between $3.6 to $6 million. According to, the Union will receive a fee of $6 million in addition to sell-on percentages and other add-ons.

MLS News

MLS informs players’ union that it will invoke force majeure clause in CBA
The source added that MLS has not yet made a proposal to the players for a 2021 CBA, but that would happen “promptly.”

Top 10 inbound transfers of the 2020 MLS season
As Major League Soccer grows, so does the annual crop of influential transfers from abroad, which one would assume makes choosing the best buys of the season tougher every year.

NYCFC trade Ronald Matarrita to FC Cincinnati in exchange for $600,000 in GAM
A fixture in Costa Rica’s international setup, Matarrita was acquired by NYCFC from Alajuelense ahead of the 2016 season. From there, the dynamic left back would make over 100 appearances for NYCFC and become their longest tenured active player by the beginning of the 2020 season.

Is Aberdeen’s Ronald Hernandez destined for Atlanta United?
Despite having 17 caps for the Venezuelan national team, the 23-year-old has played a total of only 220 minutes since his arrival, leaving many to closer examine the specifics of the transfer.