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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, February 17, 2021

The snow across the country has lead to a pretty slow week in terms of news.

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Another day here in Dallas with snow falling and cold temperatures keeping us all inside as much as possible. Once again, I hope everyone is staying warm and safe out there. This winter weather will be gone soon and with that will be this slowness of news from across the league and FC Dallas.

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Official: 2021 MLS Primary Transfer Window dates amended | MLSsoccer.com
Not a ton of distance between the two transfer windows this year for MLS teams. In a weird way, the majority of the season will be under a transfer window.

Free agents: 5 intriguing players still on the market for 2021 MLS season | MLSsoccer.com
While FC Dallas does have a couple of open roster spots, I'm not sure any of these available free agents will make their way to North Texas.

Charlotte FC sign fourth player, Polish center back Jan Sobocinski | MLSsoccer.com
It is kind of crazy to me that Charlotte is still a year away from playing and they already have four players signed to their roster.

Pato, Brenner deals signal differing strategies of Brazilians to MLS | ESPNFC
The signings of Alexandre Pato to Orlando City and Brenner to FC Cincinnati show the different strategies MLS teams have on Brazilian talent. One is an impressive 'get', the other is kind of what you'd expect.

Inter Miami's Chris Henderson on why he left Seattle – The Athletic
The Washington native opens up on why he left his hometown team for a new project in South Florida.

Sounders will likely sign new sporting director before next major acquisition - Sounder At Heart
On the other end of that, Seattle is still looking for their replacement for Henderson.

Luke Mulholland retires, named “team scout” - RSL Soapbox
Mulholland was a mainstay for RSL, making 123 regular season appearances for them over the years.