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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Champions League kicks off tonight for a pair of MLS sides.

MLS: Mobile Mini Sun Cup-FC Dallas at Seattle Sounders Jacob Snow-USA TODAY Sports

The week rolls on here as FC Dallas continues in their preseason campaign in Arizona. We’ll have more in that coming up but first some links to discuss.

// FC Dallas //

Rumor: FC Dallas looking to loan Pablo Aranguiz - Big D Soccer
Is FC Dallas about to send Aranguiz back to South America? it may seem too soon but there is something behind this one.

ACADEMY: U-17s Finish in Top Spot at 2019 Generation adidas Cup Qualifying | FC Dallas
The more things progress, the more they stay the same with how the academy side does on the field.

MIC'D UP: Go Inside Preseason Training with Ryan Hollingshead | FC Dallas
You have to tip your hat to FCD for getting insider content like this.

// MLS //

Zlatan lays down pledge to Galaxy fans: "I will break every record in MLS" | MLSsoccer.com
Yeah that actually wouldn't surprise me to see him score a ton of goals again this year.

Red Bulls Re-Sign Aaron Long - Once A Metro
The New York Red Bulls have brought back Aaron Long with a multi-year deal. Somewhere Reggie Cannon is doing a happy dance as he should be next.

Orlando City Signs Former Manchester United and Portugal Star Nani - The Mane Land
Some people love this move, others think it keeps the retirement league motto going strong. Either way, a three-year DP deal for Nani.

Warshaw: Handicapping MLS teams' prospects in Concacaf Champions League | MLSsoccer.com
The CCL is back and MLS has some tough matches ahead to face in this tournament.

MLS teams in Concacaf Champions League Round of 16 preview | MLSsoccer.com
The CCL has snuck up on me again this year but this time there are some intriguing matches for the MLS sides.

Independiente FC: Who are Toronto FC’s first Concacaf opponents? - Waking The Red
Here is a nice primer for Toronto's CCL opponent that they face tonight.

CONCACAF Champions League Preview: Houston Dynamo on the road to face Guastatoya - Dynamo Theory
Houston has the toughest road in the CCL and it all begins tonight in Guatemala.

Official: LAFC add Pablo Sisniega - Angels on Parade
Youngster won’t occupy international slot for the club going into their sophomore campaign.