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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Will FC Dallas make a big announcement today?

All signs seem to indicate we could hear about a new DP signing today.

// FC Dallas //

Watch: Sights and sounds of the SuperDraft | FCDallas.com

The draft is always a bit chaotic but once we got through the painfully long first round, it was actually not all that bad.

Sources: Dallas land Colman | Goal.com

I was told over the weekend that we should hear about this deal on Tuesday. It sounds like we did indeed get Cristian Colman.

// MLS //

New York sends McCarty to Chicago for GAM | MLSSoccer.com

That is a lot of allocation money for Dax McCarty, who just got married too by the way. Kind of crazy to think that he gets called up to the national team, gets married and then finds out he is going to Chicago.

Farewell Ginger Ninja | Once a Metro

Lets just say that the New York fans are a little upset. I think we know how they feel since we too have lost McCarty in a surprise way in the past.

Chicago sign McCarty from Red Bulls | Hot Time In Old Town

Here is a little take on the big deal from the Chicago side of things.

LAFC to have GM soon, can sign players too | MLSSoccer.com

If we thought Atlanta made a big splash coming in as an expansion club, I think LAFC will use that model and then some on their way in next year.

MLS clubs think this year’s rookie forward class is worth a lot | SB Nation

A couple teams made a lot of risky deals on draft day last week.

Piatti will remain with the Impact | Goal.com

Montreal’s owner continues to say that Piatti isn’t going anywhere but I would imagine once one club makes a big enough offer they will jump at it.

Why the SuperDraft is about so much more than picks | FourFourTwo

In the past it was about getting more players, cheaper players to fill a roster out before preseason camps. Now days, it is merely about getting some assets for you and for your USL side.

Chargers move to LA impacts Galaxy and expansion race | SI

It is kind of crazy to think that a NFL team is sharing a soccer stadium with a MLS side. Not the other way around.