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Big D Daily: News for Friday, February 8, 2019

FC Dallas has a big double header tomorrow afternoon.

Daniel McCullough

The weekend is finally here as FC Dallas is getting set to host a big double header tomorrow afternoon at Toyota Stadium.

// FC Dallas //

From Pearl Jam to Cardi B, Luchi Gonzalez's Playlists Spans Many Genres | FC Dallas
Luchi is my kind of guy with Pearl Jam on his playlist.

What to Know Ahead of the Preseason Doubleheader on February 9 | FC Dallas
Here are some things to know for tomorrow's double header.

Partnership with Bayern Munich already paying off for FC Dallas players looking to make jump overseas | Dallas Morning News
For the young guys in FCD's system, the partnership with Bayern is already proving to be a big deal.

// MLS //

Warshaw: Five MLS players poised to make the big leap in 2019 | MLSsoccer.com
No FCD guys on this list but instead some guys that are looking to be the next big thing in MLS.

Inter Miami rule out Marlins Park, plan to announce temporary home soon | MLSsoccer.com
Man, this just sounds like a giant mess right here. FIU's stadium isn't the best option, but really none of the options in Miami are good until the new stadium is complete.

Report: Toronto FC interested in Jonathan Menendez - Waking The Red
The Reds are rumoured to be in talks for a loan for the Argentine striker.

Stejskal: LA Galaxy attempting to restructure Giovani dos Santos' contract | MLSsoccer.com
All of this just sounds like a giant headache.

LA Galaxy sign defender Diego Polenta - LAG Confidential
LA has been needing some defensive help for ages now and this could be the guy.

LA Galaxy to unveil David Beckham statue ahead of 2019 season opener | ESPNFC
So a Beckham statue instead of a Donovan one? Bold but I do get it.

MLS offseason trends: Star sales, coaching hires, league direction | SI.com
Why the exodus of talent and marketable stars can be a good thing for MLS–if its teams react accordingly–and a closer look at the multitude of coaching hires that can have a big impact on the league.