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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, February 4, 2020

FC Dallas looks to resume work in California during their preseason stint in San Diego.

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MLS: Seattle Sounders at FC Dallas Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

We’re progressing forward in the preseason here as FC Dallas continues their training in sunny Southern California today.

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Insider's Report From Day Four of FC Dallas Preseason Trip in Chula Vista | FC Dallas
Yesterday was really all about getting the new faces and the returning national team guys on the field together.

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MLS Transfers: FC Cincinnati acquire Jurgen Locadia from English Premier League's Brighton |
Cincy has gone a different direction this time with their DP signings as they hope the Dutchman can spark their attack in 2020.

Report: Inter Miami close in on signing Mexico international Rodolfo Pizarro |
This move for Miami continues to be worked on but appears to finally be getting finished. Pizarro will be a big deal for them though.

OFFICIAL: Atlanta United signs Matheus Rossetto from Athletico-PR - Dirty South Soccer
Atlanta again goes for young South American talent in a big way with signings like this.

Arthur Blank on Atlanta United and MLS’s growth: ‘The beauty of what we’ve done here, I think you can do it at any place.’ – The Athletic (Paywall)
The owner of MLS and NFL franchises talks CBA, expansion and comparisons between the two leagues. He also mentions that most clubs are getting close to being profitable.

The Chicago and Atlanta MLS expansion models | US Soccer Players
Chicago and Atlanta represent different expansion eras, but both of their early successes have lessons for Nashville and Inter Miami in 2020.

Report: Dynamo Reject Offer for Mauro Manotas - Dynamo Theory
Spanish side Granada CF is the latest club to show interest in the Colombian striker.