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Big D Daily: News for Monday, January 28, 2019

FC Dallas continues their preseason campaign this week as they gear up for the weekend friendlies.

Daniel McCullough

The new week is here as FC Dallas begins their second week of the preseason.

// FC Dallas //

How North Texas SC is Shaping Up 50 Days In | FC Dallas
It is crazy to think that NTSC is a couple months in here. What may be even crazier is that they have about that amount of time to field an entire roster.

PRESEASON: Intrasquad Scrimmage Highlights | FC Dallas
The ball was kicked around a good bit on Saturday.

FC Dallas continues preparation for preseason with intrasquad scrimmage | Pro Soccer USA
This was a solid warm up for the boys and it is good to hear that Bressan arrived in Dallas to begin his campaign with the club too.

// MLS //

Stejskal: Colorado decline $3 million bid for Kellyn Acosta |
$3 million is about as good as you're going to get for Kellyn right now. Thankfully that sell-on clause is good for another year for FC Dallas, so there is still time for the Rapids to do the right thing here.

Twitter rumours suggest Sebastian Giovinco is heading to Saudi Arabia - Waking The Red
This was definitely popcorn material on Friday to watch unfold.

United States striker Terrence Boyd in talks to join MLS, Toronto interested - ESPNFC
This could be an interesting pick up for Toronto, which makes sense now as to why they picked up that top allocation order spot last week.

Can Atlanta United’s star transfer Pity Martinez replace Miguel Almiron? - Dirty South Soccer
There are no sure bets in the transfer business, but this one seems to have fair odds.

Report: Miguel Almiron's agent leaves England, takes sales pitch to Serie A |
Italy would be an interesting spot for Almiron but I don't think it is where he'll get the most money.

// USMNT //

Recap: United States beat Panama 3-0 on Berhalter’s debut - Stars and Stripes FC
The Greg Berhalter era has begun with a 3-0 shutout over Panama. Mihailovic & Ramirez scored on their debuts with Zimmerman adding to the tally as well.

Boehm: A man, a plan, a process – Berhalter gives us all a USMNT "baseline" |
The January friendly is back to looking like a bit of a cakewalk again.