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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, January 12, 2020

The offseason continues to move along here as we wait on the next move by FC Dallas.

MLS: FC Dallas at Nashville SC Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Another Monday is in the books here as we continue on this offseason. FC Dallas hasn’t made any moves since their flurry of deals right before Christmas, which makes you wonder if the silence will end this week. I bet it will.

// FC Dallas //

FC Dallas Accepting Applications for Homegrown Partner Program | FC Dallas
This is a pretty cool program for FC Dallas to do here. Committing a lot of money to local black businesses is a step in the right direction.

Philadelphia Union trading Kalil ElMedkhar’s homegrown rights to FC Dallas - Brotherly Game
So up in Philly, folks seem to think that FC Dallas is going to trade for a HGP here this month. Interesting.

// MLS //

Top of the shopping list for each MLS Eastern Conference team | Armchair Analyst |
No one is ever truly done with their roster these days and several Eastern conference teams have a lot of work still left on the table here.

LAFC acquire Corey Baird in trade from Real Salt Lake - Angels on Parade
This is another trade that will go down as a big one from this offseason.

LAFC GM John Thorrington breaks down Corey Baird trade and teases next moves |
Trading away a half of a million in allocation money is never an easy decision but I do like this move a lot for LAFC.

Columbus Crew sign Academy product Isaiah Parente - Massive Report
The former Wake Forest midfielder is the fourth Homegrown signing in three years for the Crew.

MLS labor negotiation: What does force majeure mean for CBA, players, 2021 season? | ESPNFC
For the third time in less than a year, MLS owners and the MLS Players Association are negotiating a new CBA. How did it come to this? And what does it all really mean? This is a good breakdown of it all.

MLS in the January 2021 transfer market | US Soccer Players
The January transfer market has yet to produce massive deals while Major League Soccer watches what happens while making deals of their own.