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Big D Daily: News for Monday, January 29, 2018

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The US put together a rather cagey draw.

Soccer: International Friendly Soccer-Bosnia and Herzegovina  at USA Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports

A new week is here as FC Dallas continues on in their preseason campaign.

// FC Dallas //

Report: FC Dallas close to finalizing deal with Santiago Mosquera - Big D Soccer
The Colombian is said to be in the US this past weekend getting his visa and doing some physicals. So, we will see.

PRESEASON: FC Dallas Reserves Top University of Tulsa, 1-0, in First Action of 2018 Preseason | FC Dallas
If you want to know about a lot of these new guys, especially the rookies, then you need to dive into this recap from Saturday's scrimmage.

PRESEASON: Carlos Avilez Joins Preseason Camp After Call-Up to Mexico U-20 National Team | FC Dallas
You really do wonder if it is only a matter of time before Avilez gets a HGP deal.

// MLS //

Major League Soccer to make major announcement in Miami on Monday |
This is finally happening folks. This is not a drill.

David Beckham's Miami MLS venture: Owners, team name & everything you need to know |
It has been four years in the making but Beckham is finally getting his team.

Discuss: Which MLS team has improved the most so far in 2018? |
A lot of teams have done a lot of work for 2018. But really only a few stand out right now.

Report: Precourt agrees to ‘preliminary conversations’ with Columbus - Massive Report
Positives steps are being made towards keeping Crew SC in Columbus.

Milton Valenzuela is the type of fullback Crew SC were looking for - Massive Report
Columbus got a pretty intriguing Young DP on Friday.

Gyasi Zardes hopes new location, attitude lead to successful comeback | ESPNFC
Gyasi Zardes was frustrated in all facets in 2017, which is why he is bringing more of an edge in leaving the LA Galaxy for the Columbus Crew.

Houston Dynamo Transfer Cubo Torres to Liga MX Side Pumas UNAM - Dynamo Theory
A few more thoughts on last week's sale of Cubo Torres. Houston spent a lot to bring him in and didn't get nearly all of that in return.

Chris Wondolowski nervous for start of San Jose Earthquakes preseason camp - Center Line Soccer
Wondo will be fine, and honestly, I kind of think San Jose will be better this season even under a new manager.

RSL drops new kits on Twitter - RSL Soapbox
Don't be shocked if FCD's are in this same mold.

U.S.'s Mix Diskerud signs contract with Manchester City | ESPNFC
This deal makes absolutely no sense but whatever.

Report: Revs, Krafts Asked To Save Breakers at 11th Hour - The Bent Musket
Before the Breakers folded, it seems the Krafts were asked about their interest in the NWSL team. It is a huge bummer they couldn't save them.

// USMNT //

United States 0, Bosnia & Herzegovina 0 | International Friendly Recap |
It wasn't a great game by any stretch but at least it was something to discuss.

USA 0-0 B&H: Recap - Stars and Stripes FC
It was cagey at times but it was also rather dull at times. Just like you'd expect a January friendly to be.