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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, December 3, 2019

One more day of the MLS Re-Entry Draft as we push further into the offseason.

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

The offseason can be a bit of fun at times, huh? Hopefully we get more action today as MLS continues their Re-Entry process at 2pm (CT). Until then, let’s get started with the links below.

// FC Dallas //

FC Dallas trades Dominique Badji to Nashville SC - Big D Soccer
FCD rakes in some allocation on a deal that was a few days in the making. Good for Dom, good for FCD.

ACADEMY: Boys and Girls Prepare for DA Winter Cup | FC Dallas
The winter DA cups are coming up for all the age groups as FCD will be pretty busy in the coming weeks.

// MLS //

On the move? Seven players to watch during Stage Two of the Re-Entry draft | MLSsoccer.com
Today's second phase of the Re-Entry should see plenty of activity.

What Monday's moves mean for Inter Miami, Nashville SC and Atlanta United | Tom Bogert | MLSsoccer.com
Monday had several moves, including FCD's deal with Nashville. But Miami adding two free agents that made a ton of sense may have won the day.

New Inter Miami signing Luis Robles reveals why he asked RBNY to let him go as a free agent | MLSsoccer.com
Luis Robles became Inter Miami's latest signing on Monday after spending eight years with the New York Red Bulls.

Atlanta United acquire Brooks Lennon from Real Salt Lake - Dirty South Soccer
I think if you are Atlanta, you like this move. But it does make you wonder what it means for Julian Gressel.

MLS ignores geography by placing Nashville in Western Conference - Big D Soccer
FC Dallas will get Nashville twice in 2020, and potentially Miami just once.

David Tepper pushing to bring MLS to Charlotte, report says | CNBC
Carolina Panthers owner and hedge-fund manager David Tepper is ready to invest $425 million to bring a Major League Soccer team to Charlotte, according to the Charlotte Business Journal.

How we’d rewrite MLS’s maddeningly complex roster rules – The Athletic (PAYWALL)
This is a bit of a long read but it is well worth it if you want to get deeper into what all the CBA talks are going to be about this winter.

Henry the coach in Montreal | US Soccer Players
Thierry Henry is back in MLS as the coach of the Montreal Impact with plenty of work to do for a team trying to push into contention in the East.

USL Championship club part of $400M development proposal in Rhode Island | Pro Soccer USA
A USL Championship club could pop up in Pawtucket, R.I., where state officials want to build a soccer stadium as part of a real estate development.