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Big D Daily: News for Thursday, January 11, 2018

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FC Dallas continues to get their HGPs signed.

MLS: New York Red Bulls at FC Dallas Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

We’re almost a week out from this year’s MLS SuperDraft as FC Dallas continues to fill out their roster.

// FC Dallas //

FC Dallas Signs Homegrown Defender Kris Reaves - Big D Soccer
This is a nice under the radar move for the club as they snag one spot that they won't have to pick for in the draft.

Homegrown Defender Kris Reaves Brings Versatility Back to Second Home in Frisco | FC Dallas
While Reaves was really a center back in college, FCD plans to potentially use him as depth at right back.

// MLS //

Identity crisis: What's the end game for the New York Red Bulls? | FourFourTwo
This is certainly an interesting piece on the Red Bulls as it is pointed out that it is time to stop calling them a big club in MLS. They're long gone from the days of signing guys Thierry Henry and Tim Cahill.

Rumor: LA Galaxy interested in forward Rodrigo Aguirre - LAG Confidential
This would be a bit of a departure for the Galaxy in how they scout players but it may be a wise move for them to look to South America for a change.

Montreal head coach Remi Garde confirms Blerim Dzemaili will leave Impact | MLSsoccer.com
This is a bit of a hit to the Impact here this offseason as Dzemaili was a solid player for them in 2017, scoring seven goals and add in 10 assists.

West Ham open to offers for Mexico striker Javier Hernandez - ESPNFC
Not that I think FC Dallas will actually make an offer for him but one can certainly dream about him here in Dallas right?

Dom Dwyer out of January camp with injury - Stars and Stripes FC
Tough start to the year for Dwyer as he leaves the US camp.

// USL //

USL announces expansion teams, including Indy Eleven | Indy Star
They may have some stadium stuff to sort out but it is good to see Indy head over to the USL where they will likely thrive with actual local rivals.