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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Sergio Santos out with toe injury

Orlando City turns down 10 million dollar bid for Dike, Vancouver signs Brazilian star and more in today’s links

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Philadelphia Union News

Sergio Santos out with torn ligament in toe
This unfortunately puts him in jeopardy to miss the first leg of the Union’s CONCACAF Champions League tie against Saprissa on April 7th. That game is a little over a month away and historically toe injuries take longer to come back from. This means that “a couple of weeks” could enter the six-to-eight-week range as opposed to two to four.

Orlando City turns down $10 million Premier League offer for Daryl Dike
Dike is currently on loan to Barnsley in the English Championship, the second-tier league that operates below the Premier League. The young striker scored three goals in his last five matches for Barnsley, which has gone undefeated (7-0-1) since the start of Dike’s loan period.

Whitecaps acquire midfielder Caio Alexandre from Brazilian club
Alexandre started 46 of 50 games across all competitions for Botafogo’s first team in Brazil’s Serie A in 2020-21. He scored five goals.

Real Salt Lake has signed Anderson Julio on loan
Julio joined San Luis in Mexico’s Liga MX in 2020, but only played 20 games during his time there with no goals or assists.