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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Seven Union players called up for international teams

Diego Rossi transferred to Turkey and more in today’s links

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Philadelphia Union News

Philadelphia Union receives seven international call-ups
Philadelphia Union announced today that Andre Blake, Cory Burke and Alvas Powell have received an international call-up for Jamaica ahead of 2022 World Cup Qualifier matches. The trio are part of seven call-ups in September which include Olivier Mbaizo (Cameroon), Jamiro Monteiro (Cape Verde), Daniel Gazdag (Hungary) and Jose Martinez (Venezuela).

MLS News

Fenerbahçe announce transfer agreement with LAFC for Diego Rossi
Rossi was credibly linked to a move to Fenerbahçe in both the Turkish and American press earlier on Monday, with the Super Lig side wasting no time in securing the deal, with the registration deadline for Europa League play in the group stage this season coming up this Thursday.

Truth in the numbers, another epic El Trafico & more from Week 22
Week 22 and part two of Heineken Rivalry Week is in the books, and August with it. We’re officially into the stretch run of the 2021 MLS season.

Houston Dynamo FC part ways with Matt Jordan, enter search for new GM
Houston are currently stuck in a 15-game winless streak and haven’t obtained three points since a May 22 game against Vancouver Whitecaps FC. Heading into MLS Week 23, the club sits bottom of the Western Conference standings with a 3-9-10 record and they’re third-from-last in the overall league table.

Rest of the World News

Real Madrid-PSG talks for Kylian Mbappe transfer at a standstill
Madrid had offered PSG €180 million — €170m plus €10m in variables — last Thursday for Mbappe’s transfer, an improvement on a initial €160m bid from earlier in the week.