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Big D Daily: News for Friday, August 6, 2021

Yesterday was the league’s secondary transfer window deadline day. And boy, it was fun.

MLS: FC Dallas at Seattle Sounders FC Jennifer Buchanan-USA TODAY Sports

The weekend is nearly here as FC Dallas gets set to being a three-game homestand against conference foes. The first being against newcomers Austin FC tomorrow night. But let’s get into some links first as we break down a busy day in MLS with loads of transfer news.

// FC Dallas //

What we’ve learned from FC Dallas halfway through the 2021 season - Big D Soccer
Things are improving but you do worry if it will be enough to reach the postseason.

Andrés Ricaurte: A Student on and off the Pitch | FC Dallas
Seeing that Ricaurte is taking an interest in everything the club does off the pitch makes you wonder how quickly he will want to transition to a different role with the team.

Franco says relax: Three things from FCD's draw with Seattle Sounders | The Striker Texas
I do wonder if Jara can play more like he did in the final minutes of the SKC and Seattle games. But off the bench of course. That is where his style is best suited for this club.

// MLS //

MLS transfer deadline day: Latest updates as Secondary Transfer Window closes |
Deadline day in MLS was actually rather interesting and fun. Loads of big deals and young players finding new homes.

Club record transfer for Sporting KC, Busio to Venezia announced - The Blue Testament
SKC Homegrown Gianluca Busio has made the move to Italy to join up with Tanner Tessmann.

Timbers officially announce Jeremy Ebobisse trade to San Jose - Stumptown Footy
After the deal was reported the other day, the Timbers officially announced today that they have traded Jeremy Ebobisse for $1.167 million in GAM.

Sounders transfer news: Two players signed at transfer deadline - Sounder At Heart
Brazilian attacker Leó Chú is joined by Frenchman Nicolas Benezet as the Sounders get some much-needed depth.

Rumor: Revs transfer Tajon Buchanan to Club Brugge - The Bent Musket
The Gold Cup continues to be a good springboard for some young players to find new clubs overseas.

LA Galaxy sign forward Dejan Joveljić - LAG Confidential
This move had been reported for a couple of weeks now and it finally became official.

Report: Atlanta United sign forward Luiz Araújo from Lille - Dirty South Soccer
Atlanta hopes the Brazillian proves helpful in boosting its attacking prospects.