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Philadelphia Union News

Jamiro Monteiro arrives at camp, Kai Wagner still out
The 26-year-old completed the P-1 visa process and flew to the United States over the weekend. On Tuesday, he joined the first of two sessions in Clearwater, Florida.

Philadelphia Union minority owner’s soccer-focused investment firm scores first three acquisitions
Richie Graham, founder of the Philadelphia-based firm, described the three companies — FootyCon, The Association, and Kicks To The Pitch — as a group of young, disruptive and forward-thinking businesses focused on different aspects of soccer as lifestyle.

How FC Cincy is preparing for its preseason friendly against Philadelphia Union
Jans said during a Tuesday conference call that the score is all but irrelevant against Philadelphia. The Union’s playing style and lineup looks don’t matter either, but there’s still plenty about the contest that Jans and his staff will weigh heavily.

MLS News

Walker Zimmerman traded by LAFC to Nashville SC
A big rugged center back, Zimmerman is both one of the best central defenders in MLS — as his 2019 MLS Best XI selection, U.S. Men’s National Team call-ups and track record of marshaling the league’s best defense last year shows.

Montreal Impact terminate Ignacio Piatti’s contract, allowing him to sign with Argentine club
In six MLS seasons, Piatti became the Impact’s all-time leading goal scorer with 78 goals in all competitions. The Impact named Piatti the club’s most valuable player four consecutive times from 2015-18.

Chicago Fire trade Raheem Edwards to Minnesota United for Wyatt Omsberg
In his rookie season, Omsberg made seven MLS appearances for Minnesota, including four starts. He also made four appearances (four starts) on loan with FC Tulsa in the USL Championship that season.