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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Why would Jordan Morris go on loan to Swansea?

Houston and Montreal make a trade, the US Women announce their new captain and more in today’s links

Seattle Sounders FC v Columbus Crew

MLS News

Why would Jordan Morris go on loan to Swansea?
It is looking increasingly likely that Jordan Morris will soon join Swansea City of the English Championship on a six-month loan, a move that will probably be made official next week.

Dynamo acquire forward Maxi Urruti from Montreal
Houston also acquired Montréal’s natural second-round pick in the 2022 MLS SuperDraft and will send Montréal a 2021 international roster slot as part of the trade. The Dynamo will retain a portion of the sell-on fee if Struna is transferred to a club outside of Major League Soccer.

New York City FC reportedly make nearly $10 million bid for Benfica winger
e has 20 goals and 26 assists in 157 all-time appearances for the Portuguese juggernaut after making the move from CA Rosario in Argentina in 2016.

SBI 2021 MLS Draft Big Board (Version 2.0)
The 2021 MLS Draft will be highlighted by the plethora of fullback prospects and centerback prospects. The quality of attacking prospects is weaker than in past years, but there are some enticing prospects that should go in the top half of the first round.

U.S. Soccer News

Becky Sauerbrunn named new U.S. national women’s team captain
Sauerbrunn, 35, has enjoyed a long tenure with the U.S., earning 178 caps and was also part of the World-Cup winning sides in 2015 and 2019.