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Enzo Zidane on trial with Miami, USMNT Big Board for 2022 and more in today’s links

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MLS News

Red Bulls close to move for Celtic striker Patryk Klimala
Klimala joined the Scottish giants in January 2020 from Jagiellonia Białystok of the Polish Ekstraklasa. He’s scored three goals in a little over a year, but there’s a general belief that the young player has yet to receive the right opportunities at a flagging Celtic.

Enzo Zidane on trial with MLS club Inter Miami - sources
One source indicated that Zidane has been training with Miami throughout preseason, but cautioned that it’s still unclear if the 26-year-old will be offered a contract.

Adrian Heath: Minnesota in “very strong negotiations” for much-needed signings
Speaking with Darren “Doogie” Wolfson on the SKOR North sports radio station, Heath said they’re actively looking to add two or three more signings. The club has a No. 9 vacancy, even after signing Juan Agudelo as a free agent, and needs another wide attacker after Kevin Molino departed for reigning MLS Cup champions Columbus Crew SC in free agency.

Why FC Dallas selling Thiago Santos is good business
FC Dallas will pocket somewhere in the ballpark of $1-1.3 million for Santos in the process. Not a bad return on the investment that saw them spend somewhere in the neighborhood of $700k to get him from Palmeiras ahead of the 2020 season.

Purina, St. Louis City SC ink soccer jersey sponsorship deal
The partnership promises to yield loads of pet-centric cross promotions, such as adoption events, and the team said it hoped to work with Purina to “become the most pet-friendly club in MLS.”

U.S. Soccer News

USMNT World Cup 2022 Big Board: Pulisic first on the plane to Qatar, but is there room for Aaronson?
The March international break gave us our latest look at what Gregg Berhalter’s United States men’s national team has to offer, so with the Americans’ performances fresh in mind, ESPN’s Jeff Carlisle breaks down the 23-man squad he’d put on the flight to Qatar for the 2022 World Cup.

Rest of the World News

Barcelona, Real Madrid in Haaland transfer talks with agent, father
Sources told ESPN that the meeting was a first step to explore the viability of a deal, with talks in their very early stages.