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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, February 6, 2019

The mid point in the week brings us more MLS news to discuss here.

Daniel McCullough

We’re slowly working to get over the hump here this week as FC Dallas gears up to face Bayern Munich’s U23 side this weekend.

// FC Dallas //

Five FC Dallas players with the most to gain in February - Big D Soccer
We’re a couple weeks into preseason and things are already shaping up across the roster.

Back from National Team Camp, Reggie Cannon Excited to Hit Ground Running with FC Dallas | FC Dallas
Reggie didn't get to play a ton with the national team this time around but the experience is what matters.

Jimmy Maurer and Wife Welcome Baby Girl in Surprise Fashion | FC Dallas
Big congrats to Jimmy and his family here.

FC Dallas to Unveil 'The Reunion Kit' on February 12 | FC Dallas
The road white/blue kit gets a facelift for this season. Big question of what it will be. I'm hearing a skyline type kit of some sort.

// MLS //

MLS heavily represented on latest Soccerex "Football Finance 100" list |
So this list is based mostly on how rich the owners are.

Report: MLS, SDSU officials meet to talk stadium project in San Diego |
San Diego still has a long, long way to go to get back into this expansion race.

Report: Philadelphia close to acquiring Mexico international Marco Fabian |
Man, this may actually be a good signing for the Union as opposed to some of their other moves.

OFFICIAL: Atlanta United sign Florentin Pogba on a free transfer - Dirty South Soccer
Atlanta adds a brother of a famous footballer, adding to MLS's legacy of that (think John Rooney, BWP, Higuian).

Official: Toronto FC sign Terrence Boyd - Waking The Red
The U.S. international will add depth to the attack for the Reds. Some how they did this move without going through the allocation order too, which is impressive.

Sporting KC signs Rwandan center back Abdul Rwatubyaye - The Blue Testament
SKC is hoping to turn this guy into their next main center back now that Ike Opara is gone.

Columbus Crew acquires defender Waylon Francis from Seattle Sounders - Massive Report
The Black & Gold bring back the veteran left back after one season away in Seattle.

#SaveTheCrew worked. Now what for Columbus Crew SC? | ESPNFC
After the rip-roaring success of #SaveTheCrew and a new ownership group keeping the team in Columbus comes the hard work of moving forward.