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Big D Daily: News for Monday, December 21, 2020

The week of Christmas is here as we may see some signings made official by FC Dallas.

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MLS: Nashville SC at FC Dallas Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

The road to the 2021 season is really getting underway here as the offseason is moving along nicely with plenty of news to discuss.

// FC Dallas //

Report: FC Dallas signs playmaker Juan Dinenno - Big D Soccer
This may be the bigger of the three rumored signings here from this past weekend. Dinenno would likely occupy a DP slot.

Report: FC Dallas signs Spanish defender - Big D Soccer
The second rumor of the weekend was for a defensive replacement on the backline. This one seems like a solid fit.

Report: FC Dallas signs midfielder Jader Obrian - Big D Soccer
The Colombian midfielder’s club has announced the move has been made.

Report: FC Dallas receives offer from AS Roma for Bryan Reynolds - Big D Soccer
It appears that Roma and Club Brugge are now in the mix for Reynolds.

// MLS //

LAFC rise above to reach Concacaf Champions League final on night of thrilling chaos | Charles Boehm |
Carlos Vela was the hero as LAFC reached the Concacaf Champions League final after a night of drama and controversy.

LAFC will try to appeal Atuesta red card before Champions League final - Angels on Parade
This will be a storyline to watch on Monday as LAFC hopes to retain their midfielder for tomorrow's final.

Unique 2021 SuperDraft process previews shift in MLS approach to college players | Charles Boehm |
The SuperDraft will certainly be unique this year as some of the college players involved will be allowed to return to campus for the spring season.

D.C. United re-signs Chris Seitz for 2021 - Black And Red United
Good to see DCU and Seitz work out a deal to keep him there another season.

LA Galaxy in talks with ex-Toronto boss Vanney - ESPNFC
The LA Galaxy is in advanced discussions with former Toronto FC head coach Greg Vanney to be the team's next manager.

OFFICIAL: Gabriel Heinze is Atlanta United’s new manager - Dirty South Soccer
Atlanta looks to return to their early days with Heinze.

Columbus Crew's Caleb Porter reflects on MLS Cup journey – The Athletic
After time spent away from soccer, Porter found a new outlook and rode it all the way to his second title.

Austin FC's MLS identity is coming together – The Athletic
Acquisitions of Alexander Ring and the construction of a stadium paint a picture of a team on the right track in Year 1.

The MLS youth movement will continue in 2021 | US Soccer Players
The strange circumstances for the 2020 MLS season meant opportunities for younger players with several taking full advantage across the league.