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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Portland wins MLS is Back

Tanner in no rush to sell McKenzie and Aaronson, MLS Summer Transfer Window opens up and more in today’s links

MLS: MLS IS BACK Final-Orlando City SC at Portland Timbers Douglas DeFelice-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union News

Tanner not in rush to transfer McKenzie, Aaronson amid European rumors
Tanner confirmed he wouldn’t stand in the way of his players’ dreams of playing abroad, but admits the goals of the club haven’t been reached yet despite continued overall success.

MLS News

Portland Timbers fitting champions of surreal MLS is Back Tournament
Two set-piece goals have resulted in silverware for the Portland Timbers, as they secured a 2-1 win Tuesday night over Orlando City SC in the MLS is Back Tournament Final.

Nashville SC acquires New York Red Bulls’ Alex Muyl, exchanges 2020, 2021 international slots
Nashville SC reportedly acquired 24-year-old winger Alex Muyl from the New York Red Bulls on Tuesday in exchange for 2020 and 2021 international player roster slots, according to The Athletic. The trade won’t come into play until the secondary player transfer window opens Wednesday.

Samuel Tetteh joins New York Red Bulls on loan from Salzburg
New York Red Bulls head of sport Kevin Thelwell had particular points of praise for the Ghana international, who has spent most of his time in Austria on loan to LASK Linz due to crowding in the Salzburg first team.

Rumor: FC Dallas in talks with Colombian midfielder
The 28-year old captain for Deportivo Independiente Medellin, played in 13 matches across all competitions (including six matches in Copa Libertadores). He scored three goals and added in three assists along the way too. D

Rest of the World News

Sevilla down Wolves to set up Europa League semi against Man United
Sevilla midfielder Lucas Ocampos headed a late goal to snatch a 1-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers as they reached the Europa League semifinals on Tuesday after the English side paid the price for an early penalty miss.

Shakhtar beat Basel, set up clash with Inter Milan in Europa League semis
Shakhtar Donetsk booked a clash with Internazionale in the Europa League semifinals after goals from Brazilians Junior Moraes, Taison, Alan Patrick and Dodo gave them a 4-1 win over FC Basel in a one-sided last-eight clash on Tuesday.