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Around MLS: Transfer news, MLS at the World Cup, and more

Transfer season is heating up around MLS and around the world.

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Clive Rose

Well, FC Dallas lost again Saturday. Let's take a look at what else is happening around MLS.

Transfer news recap

David Villa has signed with New York City FC, becoming the club's first ever player. Who else could be on their way to NYCFC? If the rumors are true, Frank Lampard will be the next superstar to sign with the new club. NYCFC already making BIG moves before their inaugural 2015 season.

In other news, Sporting Kansas City have sold midfielder Uri Rosell to Sporting CP for an undisclosed fee. Sporting CP is the same club Seattle loaned, and eventually sold Fredy Montero to.

Taylor Twellman tweeted Monday that the Portland Timbers have offered former Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott a multi-million dollar deal to lure him to Portland. Will it be enough to out-weigh the fact that the turf that will be hard on his legs? Time will tell.

MLS at the World Cup

Here's a list of players in the MLS that are heading to the World Cup.


Tim Cahill (New York Red Bulls)


Julio Cesar (Toronto FC)

Costa Rica

Waylon Francis (Columbus Crew)

Giancarlo Gonzalez (Columbus Crew)

Roy Miller (New York Red Bulls)


Jerry Bengston (New England Revolution)

Victor Bernardez (San Jose Earthquakes)

Oscar Boniek Garcia (Houston Dynamo)

Marvin Chavez (Chivas USA)


Steven Beitashour (Vancouver Whitecaps)

United States

Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake)

Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City)

Michael Bradley (Toronto FC)

Brad Davis (Houston Davis)

Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders)

Omar Gonzalez (Los Angeles Galaxy)

Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)

Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes)

Deandre Yedlin (Seattle Sounders)

Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City)

Game of the Week

The game you need to be watching this week is Real Salt Lake at home versus Portland.

RSL is coming off their first loss of the season and Portland are starting to heat up. The atmosphere at the Rio Tinto will be crazy as always. Javier Morales vs Diego Valeri will be a great battle to watch throughout the game. Don't miss this!

Team of the Week


Deshorn Brown was named Player of the Week.

Vote for Player of the Month for May here.

Goal/Save of the Week

Vote for Goal of the Week here.

Vote for Save of the Week here.