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Big D Daily: News for Friday, January 3, 2020

We’ve made it to the end of another week here.

MLS: Houston Dynamo at FC Dallas Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

And just like that, we’re at the end of another week here. January is up and running though and hopefully we’ll be getting some preseason news very soon.

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Top 10 potential winter transfer targets for MLS | Greg Seltzer | MLSsoccer.com
Will any of these targets actually land in MLS in 2020? Eh, probably not but it is still fun to discuss.

Portland Timbers Finally Sign Yimmi Chara - Stumptown Footy
Another Chara in MLS and in Portland. Yimmi joins on a DP deal just like his brother once did a few years back.

Why Aleksandar Katai could be a steal for the LA Galaxy | Ben Baer | MLSsoccer.com
The LA Galaxy snuck it in just before the end of the year, but stats suggest that the signing of Aleksandar Katai should not be taken lightly.

Jonathan dos Santos says he wants to retire with LA Galaxy as Club America make him top target | MLSsoccer.com
Jonathan dos Santos has insisted he is happy to remain with LA Galaxy in 2020 and beyond. Something I think more Mexican players will continue to do as well.

LA Galaxy acquire former Liverpool left-back Emiliano Insua | ESPNFC
The LA Galaxy have acquired former Liverpool left-back Emiliano Insua from Stuttgart, the club announced on Thursday.

Inter Miami make shock hire of Diego Alonso as manager but he might be what David Beckham needs | ESPNFC
Tied to big European coaching names, David Beckman's Inter Miami CF went with a surprise candidate. But Diego Alonso may be the right fit to get this thing off the ground.

Atlanta United reveals six full-venue matches at Mercedes Benz Stadium in 2020 - Dirty South Soccer
Those are some massive games at home for Atlanta too.

What we learned about American soccer in 2019 | US Soccer Players
Christian Pulisic made the transition from Bundesliga to Premier League, problems for US Soccer, and MLS continues its expansion era. A lot went down in 2019.