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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, December 4, 2019

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RSL finally get their coaching situation sorted out while MLS wrapped up their 2019 drafts yesterday.

MLS: LA Galaxy at FC Dallas Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

The offseason continues to chug along here as the Re-Entry phase is over and we move further into the time when rumors begin to pick up a lot of steam.

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What is at the top of FC Dallas’ shopping list for 2020? - Big D Soccer
It is time for holiday shopping, so what is at the top of FC Dallas’ list? We have some answers.

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22 Under 22 - 2019 Rankings | MLSsoccer.com
So far, FCD just has one on the list for this year but with the top ten being revealed today, you should expect at least two, if not, three more.

Armchair Analyst: In going with Juarez, RSL confirm their path to the first team | MLSsoccer.com
Salt Lake wasn't going to get a big name, we know that. So it was probably the best thing to offer it to the guy that kind of killed it for them down the stretch this past season.

Why hiring Freddy Juarez makes sense for RSL - RSL Soapbox
In a way, this move feels a lot like what FCD went through last year with landing Luchi Gonzalez.

Sporting KC approve "injection of capital" for offseason acquisitions, says Vermes | MLSsoccer.com
This is such a fascinating article to me. SKC has only spent $4 million in transfers since 2006. That can't be right but it comes from Vermes.

FC Cincinnati unveil new 2020 jersey: Heritage Link Kit showcases city motto, German heritage | MLSsoccer.com
A kit drop before Christmas. Please MLS, do this more often. Don't wait until February.

Juan Agudelo, Saad Abdul-Salaam selected in Stage Two of MLS Re-Entry draft | MLSsoccer.com
It is certainly time to ditch the Re-Entry Draft...just two players selected in the second round of it yesterday. Its not even worth the time to discuss it these days.

Toronto FC selects veteran forward Juan Agudelo in Stage Two of MLS re-entry draft - Waking The Red
Can Agudelo finally turn into the player most folks expected him to nearly a decade ago? We'll certainly see.

MLS Hot Stove Is Chicharito finally coming? Is Tyler Miller headed for Europe? | ESPNFC
Lots of rumors swirling around the league, including one we've been talking about on this site.

ASN article: Play Your Kids: a look at the youth numbers for the 2019 MLS & USL Seasons
You can thank a team like FCD for helping raise this number.

The next era in MLS | US Soccer Players
Charlotte's bid for an MLS expansion team may pay off as early as this week with the city following the latest model for success in this league.