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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, January 30, 2018

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Could FCD trade out of the top allocation spot?

MLS: MLS-Press Conference Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

The month of January is nearly over as FC Dallas works into their second week of training.

// FC Dallas //

Report: FC Dallas could trade top allocation spot to Orlando City - Big D Soccer
A deal to bring in Orilo Rosell means FCD either has to pass or get a trade. From the looks of things, they'll be making a deal for some sweet, sweet TAM.

Preseason: Five FC Dallas players we need to see more of in 2018 - Big D Soccer
It should be the year of the Homegrown player for FCD as they look to mix in the young guys even more this season.

MONDAY MAILBAG: On-Field Language Barriers, Thoughts on a New Formation and Reasons to be Excited in 2018 | FC Dallas
There are still plenty of questions to ask of this team after one week of preseason but this is a good starting point.

// MLS //

It's official: Major League Soccer awards expansion team to Miami |
So 2020 is the date. Or at least so they say but we have no idea what the name or anything like that will be yet. Still, this thing is actually happening.

Miami offers Beckham's new MLS franchise glitz, glamour and growth potential | ESPNFC
Between the excess of Miami and an ownership group led by David Beckham, MLS' newest franchise will have no trouble attracting stars and fans alike.

No plans to add parking at Miami MLS stadium, mayor says | ESPNFC
Well this makes things a bit awkward but if public transportation is good enough to get the thousands of fans there for each game, then so be it.

After four years of tribulations, Beckham's Miami plan finally a reality | ESPNFC
David Beckham's Miami dream has taken a while to come to fruition and even looked dead at one point, but four years later it is finally a reality.

Beckham eyes European stars after securing Miami MLS franchise | FourFourTwo
He'll get some big names but don't sleep on Miami getting some solid South American players too.

NYCFC's Jack Harrison set to join Middlesbrough via Man City - ESPNFC
Jack Harrison is going to get bought by someone, it is only a matter of time.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic nearing move to Major League Soccer's LA Galaxy - ESPNFC
What is crazy is that they may actually do this using TAM.

Cyle Larin-to-Besiktas Saga is Reportedly Over - The Mane Land
So Orlando may be able to keep all the transfer fee? That is a big win for them.

Official: Orlando City Aquires Justin Meram from Columbus Crew - The Mane Land
The Lions are sending $1.05 million in combined allocation money and an international roster slot to Columbus. Boy that is a hefty tag for this guy. Kind of makes me glad FCD backed out at the draft.

Report: Midfielder Oriol “Uri” Rosell Nearing Move to Orlando City - The Mane Land
FCD will have to have a say this one.