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Big D Daily: News for Monday, December 16, 2019

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We’re getting closer and closer to Christmas!

MLS: Sporting Kansas City at FC Dallas Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

It is a new week here in the offseason as we continue our climb into 2020. We’ll soon be diving into some year-end material on this site but let’s get the week started off with some links to discuss.

// FC Dallas //

One-on-One presented by Toyota: Paxton Pomykal | FC Dallas
Paxton had quite the season both for FCD and the US national teams. These videos are excellent too by the way.

// MLS //

Wiebe: Five unanswered questions this MLS offseason | MLSsoccer.com
This time of year, it's only natural and even a little enjoyable to have more questions than answers about the upcoming 2020 season. I still can't get over the coaching vacancies that are still going on too.

Five MLS players whose futures are still in limbo ahead of 2020 | Charles Boehm | MLSsoccer.com
The future remains cloudy for several players who occupied key roles for their respective clubs in MLS during 2019.

Reports: MLS team offer Independiente $6 million for winger Cecilio Dominguez | MLSsoccer.com
The report doesn't mention which MLS sides but this could be an intriguing thought for several clubs that need a young winger.

Report: FC Cincinnati staff "targeting multiple attacking players in Europe" | MLSsoccer.com
Cincy will need to send some players packing if they end up signing more guys from overseas.

Long Live The Crayon Flag: An Ode to the Best Logo in MLS - The Bent Musket
I hate their logo but I have to admit that I give them a lot of props for sticking with it all these years. Also, if they ever do rebrand, changing their name would be an awful idea.

Vancouver Whitecaps set to sign Lucas Cavallini for $6 million | ESPNFC
The Vancouver Whitecaps have agreed terms with Puebla to secure the transfer of Canada international forward Lucas Cavallini.

The changing MLS transfer market | US Soccer Players
With MLS now fully engaging with the international transfer market, it's not just the league's elite teams realizing that they need to spend on players.

MLS SuperDraft changes announced | Pro Soccer USA
MLS will use a streamlined process for the 2020 MLS Superdraft, which will be broadcast live on Twitter, YouTube, Facebook and the ESPN App.