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Union transfer rumors, Red Bulls sign a new DP Striker, and the Gold Cup venues are announced

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Philadelphia Union News

Pressing Points | Balancing Act during Busy Slate
Philadelphia Union have their much anticipated home opener this weekend hosting Inter Miami CF. Ahead of the match Head Coach Jim Curtin met with the media to provide updates.

Philadelphia Union eyeing Hungarian national team midfielder
Hungarian national team attacking midfielder/striker Dániel Gazdag is reportedly on the radar of the Philadelphia Union. The 25-year-old, who has 13 goals and 5 assists in 27 matches for Budapest Honvéd FC this season and has earned six caps for the Hungary national team.

Subaru of America and Philadelphia Union to Make Subaru Park the First-Ever Zero Landfill Stadium in MLS
To achieve this goal, Subaru Park will deploy 111 MAX-R Containers throughout various locations in Subaru Park. These new, modern front-of-house three-stream waste containers will help patrons properly dispose of their waste from any event at Subaru Park.

Brenden Aaronson talks dream start in Salzburg, USMNT hopes and more
Aaronson debuted in the club’s first league game back from the winter break, and then started the second, in which he set up the early winner. A few months on, he has four goals and three assists in 14 matches since joining American head coach Jesse Marsch’s team.

MLS News

Sporting KC rejected two Serie A offers for Gianluca Busio this winter
While it isn’t clear which two clubs saw offers rejected this winter, a source says the likes of Fiorentina, Sassuolo and Parma are still involved in talks, as well as one of the top clubs in the Netherlands.

Red Bulls sign Celtic striker Patryk Klimala to designated player contract
Since joining Celtic in January of 2020, Klimala made 28 total appearances and scored three goals. A quarantine period allowed the striker to “bulk up,” improving his already impressive physical attributes, work that would unfortunately do little to better his standing in the rotation. He struggled to find a regular place in the lineup, particularly after thought-to-be-departing high scoring forward Odsonne Édouard stayed at the club.

LAFC have re-signed Eduard Atuesta or are close, says Bob Bradley
Eduard Atuesta will be out of contract at the end of 2021, and before the season kicked off, the player admitted he was not going to worry too much about his future, with rumors circulating that he could get a move abroad, particularly to Brazilian club Palmeiras.

Rest of the World News

Concacaf announces host cities and stadiums for 2021 Gold Cup
Concacaf has announced the nine stadiums in six US metropolitan areas that will host group, quarterfinal and semifinal matches in the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup.

Super League collapses: How fan reaction, revolt helped end English clubs’ breakaway
The Arsenal Supporters’ Trust (AST) called it the “death of everything football should be about” while the Liverpool Supporters Union — the Spirit of Shankly — said they were “appalled” and said owners Fenway Sports Group (FSG) had “ignored fans in their relentless and greedy pursuit of money.”

Shock African Super League claims made at Caf General Assembly
Gianni Infantino’s proposed African Super League appears set to be greenlit by the Confederation of African Football after a claim made by the CEO of Tanzanian giants Simba SC.