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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Kai Wagner makes MLS Team of the Week

Bedoya vents frustration, Berhalter’s plan is working and more in today’s links

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Philadelphia Union News

Kai Wagner named to MLS Team of the Week
Aside from the goal, Wagner was the top playmaker for the Boys in Blue with five key passes in the contest. On the defensive side the German left back picked up three tackles and an interception.

Toronto FC extend unbeaten run to five after draw with red-hot Nashville SC
The Union’s next game is on Wednesday as they host Toronto FC, let’s see how their last game went.

Alejandro Bedoya vents his frustration at the Union’s latest missed opportunity
“It is an empty feeling,” Bedoya said of his team’s missed chances in Sunday’s 1-1 tie with Chicago.

MLS News

MLS Team of the Week: FC Dallas continue renaissance in Week 16
FC Dallas are a team on the rise, rattling off their second straight win against a top-tier Western Conference side to pace the MLS Team of the Week for Week 16.

LAFC announce signing of forward Cristian Arango
The 26-year-old was signed using Targeted Allocation Money, and will understandably occupy an international roster slot on LAFC’s squad.

U.S. Soccer News

Gregg Berhalter’s Plan for American Men’s Soccer Is Working
Berhalter laid out his vision for the U.S. men’s national team when he took the head-coaching job two and a half years ago. The signs of progress are clear, with consecutive wins over Mexico in tournament finals in the past two months. But the hardest test begins next month when World Cup qualifying begins.

Rest of the World News

Man City target Harry Kane fails to report for Tottenham training, pushing for move
Kane believes he has a gentleman’s agreement with Levy that would see the club listen to appropriate offers for the club this summer. However, Tottenham value Kane at around £150 million — a figure City have so far proved unwilling to match.