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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Montreal unveils rebrand

Union acquire some GAM, Concacaf announces dates and location for Olympic Qualifiers and more in today’s links

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Philadelphia Union News

Philadelphia Union Acquire $50,000 In Allocation Money From FC Dallas
The Union made official the trade of homegrown rights to Union Academy graduate Kalil ElMedkhar. The Union will also retain a percentage of any future sell-on fees for ElMedkhar.

Report: LAFC interested in acquiring homegrown rights to Tomas Romero
On the heels of the ElMedkhar announcement are reports that Romero could also soon have his homegrown growns traded to LAFC.

MLS News

CF Montreal, Thierry Henry and the Impact of a Rebrand
The Montreal Impact moniker is no more, replaced by Club de Foot Montreal, or CF Montreal. Club manager Thierry Henry knows a thing or two about an impassioned response to a rebrand–and the best way to get all on board.

Juventus & Benevento reach agreement for FC Dallas right-back Reynolds
The 19-year-old is now set to join Benevento for the remainder of the season due to the Bianconeri currently having no room on their roster for an additional non-EU player.

Toronto FC’s next era comes to focus with Chris Armas hiring, next signings
Toronto will be Armas’ second senior head coaching job after a glittering playing career, which included an MLS Cup victory, one Supporters’ Shield and four US Open Cups while five times being named to MLS Best XI.

LA Galaxy signs ex-West Brom keeper Jonathan Bond
Bond has made only seven appearances for West Brom, all in cup competitions, since signing in 2018. The 6-foot-5 Englishman began his pro career with Watford in 2010, and he went on loan to several clubs before signing with Reading in 2015.

Concacaf News

Concacaf announces Guadalajara to host men’s Olympic Qualifiers in March 2021
The eight participating U-23 men’s national teams were drawn into two groups of four at a draw event held in Guadalajara in January 2020. The US U-23s are in a group with Mexico, Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic, with the winners of the two semifinals qualifying for Tokyo. Canada’s U-23s will face off with Honduras, El Salvador and Haiti.