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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, January 25, 2017

FC Dallas made some roster changes yesterday.

The preseason continues to roll on as FC Dallas preps for the 2017 season.

// FC Dallas //

FCD parts ways with fullback duo | Big D Soccer

We said the writing was probably on the wall for Moises Hernandez but losing him and Jose Salvatierra in the same day means that the team has to go back out on the market for another fullback.

Five matches to circle on the calendar | Big D Soccer

As big as the Houston game typically are, 2017 has a lot to offer elsewhere for FC Dallas too.

Preseason day two notes |

Good to see some familiar faces returning to camp while the younger guys got some good minutes in a scrimmage yesterday too.

// MLS //

Five storylines to watch in preseason |

There truly is a lot going on around the league but it is good to see that folks are keeping an eye out on what FCD is doing here in Texas.

Five young players that deserve a shot in 2017 |

No FCD players on this list but there are a couple guys worth looking out for around the league though.

Ten most intriguing offseason signings in MLS | FourFourTwo

In case you need a refresher as to who brought in what this offseason, here is a decent place to start.

Adu joins Portland camp as trialist | Oregon Live

Good ol’ Freddy Adu is back in the headlines as he looks to make another MLS roster.

Giovinco to talk to TFC about Chinese League offer | Waking the Red

You know China can offer Sebestian Giovinco buckets more money than anyone in MLS ever could but their new roster rules make it tough for them to do so right now.

Rapids ink Manchester City’s Bismark Adjei-Boateng | Burgundy Wave

A TAM signing here for the Rapids as they get a young midfielder from the EPL. Sounds like a Jermaine Jones replacement to me.

Orlando makes Spector signing official | The Mane Land

No TAM used to sign Jonathan Spector but folks are saying his deal is still pretty costly.

Will Chicharito spark a bidding war between the two LA clubs? |

I still wish FCD could have made a move on him long ago.

The Pro/Rel manifesto | Howler

If there was one person you actually want to hear from on this debate it is Peter Wilt. But be warned, this is super long if you haven’t read it already.