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Big D Daily: News for Thursday, January 2, 2020

Now that the holidays are over, we can set our sights on the 2020 season.

MLS: New York City FC at FC Dallas Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

It is a new year and soon it will be a new season. This offseason is blowing by at a nice rate here and we’re getting closer and closer to the return of some soccer balls being kicked up in Frisco.

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The MLS stories you might have missed during 2019 holiday break |
The last couple of weeks during the holidays have been pretty busy around MLS. If you were away any and just got back, this is a good place to start and catch up on things with.

A New Year wish list for every MLS team | J. Sam Jones |
Yup, you want FCD to have the kids grow into adults. Really, that is what you want here.

Best-dressed MLS coaches of 2019 | J. Sam Jones |
It is a damn shame Luchi isn't even near this list. Damn shame.

Charlotte's MLS team appoints Zoran Krneta as sporting director | ESPNFC
Charlotte's MLS expansion franchise has hired Zoran Krneta as its sporting director. Probably smart to get that hire in place given that they now only have a year to build the team.

ASN article: A look at Berhalter's youthful USMNT January Camp roster
Here is a solid breakdown of the US camp for this month, including a good bit on Jesus Ferreira.

LA Galaxy sign midfielder Aleksandar Katai | Pro Soccer USA
The LA Galaxy added to their attack with the signing of Aleksandar Katai with targeted allocation money Tuesday.

LA Galaxy sign veteran defender Emiliano Insúa, according to multiple reports | Pro Soccer USA
The LA Galaxy have made the first MLS acquisition of 2020, reportedly signing veteran defender Emiliano Insúa on a free transfer from German side Stuttgart.

Sounders transfer rumor: Club has had initial contact with Gregore - Sounder At Heart
Gregore seems to fit the profile of the type of player Sounders would target.

Inter Miami 2020 Home and Away Kits LEAKED - Todo Sobre Camisetas
Boy both of these are so bad. So very bad. You'd think for a team that has had a logo and what not for a couple of years would have had a better first set of kits too.