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Big D Daily: News for Friday, January 17, 2020

Is Dallas about to announce a new forward?

MLS: Pachuca at FC Dallas Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

// FC Dallas //

Transfer rumor: FC Dallas is close to signing Argentine forward Franco Jara -
Clark Hunt had a little tease to drop on the KickAround yesterday that sent FCD fans into a bit of a frenzy.

Pomykal departs USMNT training camp |
A bit of concern as Paxton Pomykal had to withdraw from USMNT camp due to off-season surgery to repair a sports hernia. Unsure how fit Paxton is, but best not to rush this.

New Signing Fafa Picault Arrives in Dallas |
The more I hear him speak, the more excited I am about him. Check out that last line. Seems like a good dude with a good sense of humor.

// MLS //

Rapids sign 19 year old Argentine winger Braian Galvan |
Seriously, if these moves work out for the Rapids... look out!

Minnesota United acquire rights to Tyler Miller in trade with LAFC |
A little surprising given how Miller performed for LAFC over the years, but I suppose the writing was on the wall when they signed Kenneth Vermeer as a TAM player.

Vancouver Whitecaps sign Canadian-born left back Cristian Gutierrez from Colo-Colo |
Caps quietly making a nice move here.

Charlotte MLS name Thomas Schaling director of scouting |
Schaling was a former scout for PSV. But can we talk about “Charlotte MLS” for a second? That just sounds awkward. Like... why?

Sounders tease new jersey |
Expect a lot of new kit teases to drop in the coming weeks.

Amazon orders film on Schweinsteiger’s career |
Missed this earlier this week, but looks like Schweingsteiger’s illustrious career is coming to the small screen. Unfortuntely you’ll need a VPN to watch it, for now.