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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Is Anthony Fontana too good not to start?

MLS Team of the Week, two MLS trades and more in today’s links

MLS: Inter Miami CF at Philadelphia Union Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union News

Source Says Miami’s Gonzalo Higuain Got Preferential Treatment to Play in Philadelphia on Sunday Night
The source says Miami put Higuain on a charter flight in and out of the United States, to expedite the travel and avoid crowds and COVID-19, which apparently was good enough for MLS to allow him to play in Philly. The source says Higuain obtained his P1 in Mexico and claims that MLS was “tweaking things on the fly to accommodate Miami and a star player.”

Przybylko named to MLS Team of the Week for third time
After helping the squad to a clean sheet and a point on the road in Cincinnati, Przybylko collected two assists in the club’s 3-0 win over Inter Miami CF on Sunday night.

Is Anthony Fontana too good to be left out of Philadelphia Union starting XI?
Yes.

MLS News

Armchair Analyst: RBNY find their range, LAFC flame out & more from Week 14
Week 14 is now in the books. Ten or fewer games left for everybody. This is the stretch run.

MLS Team of the Week: In Week 14, parity is the name of the game
Some 13 clubs placed players on the 18-man roster from the weekend’s 12 matches, with five different teams receiving two selections.

Román Torres rejoins Sounders after trade
The move will cost them a conditional first-round draft pick. According to The Athletic, the pick would revert to a 2022 second-rounder if it ends up being among the top 19 in 2021.

Veteran MLS goalkeeper Evan Bush stays in Canada with trade to Whitecaps
Montreal will receive Vancouver’s third-round pick in the 2021 Major League Soccer SuperDraft in exchange.