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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, January 5, 2020

Another January day is here for us as FC Dallas enjoys their offseason for a little bit longer.

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In a way, you gotta love these early January days where little is going on in and around MLS. But in other ways, it is annoying since little is actually happening due to the holidays slowing things down on the news cycle. I’d imagine things will pick up here in the next day or so.

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7 MLS stories you may have missed during holidays: Big moves to Europe, transfer sagas and more | MLSsoccer.com
The news cycle didn't really take a break over the holidays as there were plenty of big items to discuss. There is some more on Bryan Reynolds in this one but I’d say it isn’t anything we haven’t already discussed here though.

Concacaf announces cancellation of U-20 and U-17 men's national team competitions | MLSsoccer.com
With FIFA canceling the World Cups for these two age groups, this was going to happen in the regions too. Big bummer.

FC Cincinnati reportedly interested in Flamengo striker Lincoln, but there's competition | MLSsoccer.com
This is certainly another interesting move by Cincy, who look to be trying anything to get their attack boosted for 2021.

Sources: Eastern Conference MLS team makes bid for Yedlin | SBI Soccer
As for who the team is in the East, we don't know yet. But I do like some of the guesses on this post. I’d be curious if Seattle attempts to make a play here though before long.

Justen Glad signs new four-year deal with RSL - RSL Soapbox
RSL locks up one of their young guys to a long-term deal here this week.

Report: Atlanta United to introduce third kit in 2021 - Dirty South Soccer
A third kit reintroduction in MLS is apparently happening for some clubs. Doubt we'd ever see one in Dallas.