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MLS News

Atlanta United linked with Paraguayan attacker Erik Lopez
Lopez broke in with Olimpia’s senior team last year, making 15 starts in the 22-game Clausura that his team won by six points. He scored four goals in just over 1000 minnutes. Lopez then went on to feature twice for Paraguay’s U-23 team in CONMEBOL Olympic Qualifying in January.

Report: FC Dallas’ Reggie Cannon drawing German, Belgium interest
The 22-year-old Homegrown, who is also getting regular minutes with the US men’s national team, is on the radar of German Bundesliga club SC Freiburg, as well as Belgium sides Anderlecht and Ghent, according to this report.

Orlando City says all tournament players are in MLS bubble despite reported absences
The Athletic reported six sources told the website at least one Orlando City player tested positive for COVID-19 and several players did not join the Lions checking into the Disney hotel. The report did not specify when that positive test result occurred.

U.S. Soccer News

Americans Abroad Weekend Rewind: Carter-Vickers, Sargent, and more
Josh Sargent registered his fourth league goal as Werder Bremen fought off relegation fears for one more week. Bremen rolled to a 6-1 league win over Cologne and will next face Heidenheim in the Bundesliga promotion/relegation playoffs.

U.S. coach Jesse Marsch leads Salzburg to Austrian league title
Having already won the Austrian Cup, Salzburg took an unassailable 11-point lead over LASK Linz to complete the double.