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Big D Daily: News for Thursday, August 10, 2017

The weekend is nearly here after a wild transfer deadline day in MLS.

The summer transfer window in MLS has come and gone with plenty of interesting moves.

// FC Dallas //

FC Dallas signs midfielder Luis Gonzalez | Big D Soccer
This looks like good depth for the stretch run. I wouldn’t put him on the same line as past moves like Getterson though but we will have to wait and see.

Quick Burns: What FC Dallas needs to do to break out of their current funk | Big D Soccer
Most of us believe the team will turn it around but we just need some time.

CARTER'S CORNER: FC Dallas Adds Depth with Luis 'Cariaco' Gonzalez Signing | FC Dallas
Interesting to hear that FCD is thinking of possibly using him at left back or at defensive midfielder.

// MLS //

Paul Arriola completes move from Xolos to D.C. United | Black And Red United
This was possibly the biggest move of the transfer deadline day on Wednesday as DCU spent a lot of money to get Arriola.

D.C. United transfer window free-for-all | Black And Red United
DCU had quite the day and if you want to take it all in, this is a good place to start.

Paul Arriola's move to D.C. United a case study in MLS transfer rules | ESPN FC
Let's also not forget that DCU has to send money to LA for Arriola's player rights. These transfer rules in MLS are wild.

Sounders GM: ‘We didn’t want to compromise’ by signing second-choice DP | Sounder At Heart
Seattle missed their chance at a DP this summer but it just means they have more time to pull off the right move in January.

Colorado and Orlando working on Luis Gil for Dillon Powers swap |
This one could still come down today if all the paperwork got in last night. I would still love to see Powers back in Texas though.

Sporting KC Advance to the US Open Cup Finals | The Blue Testament
Sporting is moving on to host the finals now after winning in PKs over San Jose.

Krisztian Nemeth Signs with New England Revolution | The Blue Testament
Rumored Sporting KC target Nemeth has found his way to the northeast instead of the midwest. So at least there is that.

How Sporting Kansas City got their name |
You need some back story on the SKC name? Here ya go.