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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Union face Red Bulls for second time in two weeks

Union/Red Bulls preview, who is the Red Bull’s new manager and more in today’s links

MLS: New York Red Bulls at Philadelphia Union Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union News

Opponent Scout: Red Bulls once again
Philadelphia Union renews its rivalry with the New York Red Bulls for the second time in two weeks as the clubs square off in New Jersey on Sunday, September 6th at 7 p.m. The last time they met it was Philly walking away with the three points after a 1-0 win at Subaru Park two weeks ago.

Union’s Jim Curtin salutes friend Chris Armas, and gives thanks for his own job security
The former teammates have stood on opposite sides of the field for the last few years. Sunday was to be their sixth time coaching against each other, until the Red Bulls fired Armas on Friday.

Aaronson is thriving in Philly but coaches, parents know he’s destined for Europe move
Curtin couldn’t pin down an exact timeline for when he expects a move to happen, but made it clear he will value every day that he’s still got Aaronson on the roster. The two have known each other since Aaronson was an 11-year-old playing in a Union youth program.

MLS News

Sevilla reportedly preparing bid for Ezequiel Barco
The rumors around the Argentine youngster are heating back up.

Carnell Knowledge: what to know about the Red Bulls interim manager
The 43-year-old former South African international fullback joined the club as an assistant coach in March of 2017 and has a long and unique history in the game, at both the player and managerial level.

FC Dallas midfielder Paxton Pomykal undergoes successful surgery
FC Dallas midfielder Paxton Pomykal underwent an arthroscopic labrum repair and correction of CAM impingement on Thursday, September 3. According to the club’s press release, Dr. John Christoforetti successfully performed the procedure at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Allen.