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Big D Daily: News for Thursday, February 18, 2021

Another day in cold, wintery snow here in Dallas.

MLS: Sporting Kansas City at Real Salt Lake Jeffrey Swinger-USA TODAY Sports

The week is nearly over here as we’ve dealt with one of the most historic winter storms to ever hit Texas, let alone Dallas. Because of that the news cycle for FC Dallas has kind of come to a halt while folks are dealing with power outages and breaking water lines. I hope everyone is staying as safe and warm as they possibly can here as we wait on warmer weather this weekend.

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Top 10 American players in MLS for the 2021 season | Greg Seltzer | MLSsoccer.com
No FC Dallas players on this list but some solid names to keep in mind of, that is for sure. I do like the top player on the list a good bit too and there is a FCD tie there to him.

Sebastian Giovinco to the LA Galaxy? Greg Vanney addresses "complicated situation" | MLSsoccer.com
An Atomic Ant reunion in southern California? Greg Vanney addressed reports of Sebastian Giovinco to the LA Galaxy saying how complicated it would be to get him back in MLS.

What awaits Daryl Dike at Orlando City SC after his loan to Barnsley? | Extratime | MLSsoccer.com
Dike has shown well so far on loan in England but given the big price tag to buy him for Barnsley, I think we'll see him back in Orlando for the final few months of the MLS season before a team swoops in to buy him next January.

MLS, NYRB want arbitration to settle Kaku contract saga | ESPNFC
MLS and the New York Red Bulls are taking the contract dispute involving midfielder Kaku to arbitration. Which is never a good sign if you see this happening.

LA Galaxy sign teen prodigy Alcala to first professional contract | ESPNFC
A 15-year old signing is always going to grab some headlines but I really with folks would opt not to use the word prodigy these days.

Silly season heating up: RSL linked with Miguel Ibarra, Mateus Vital - RSL Soapbox
RSL has a couple of rumors tagged to them right now that seem intriguing but probably not too plausible when it comes down to it.

Thierry to Cherry: is Henry off to Bournemouth? - Mount Royal Soccer
I know most in MLS would hate to see it happen so quickly, but Henry is going to always be someone that folks will want.