We move forward this week as FC Dallas gets ready to host two games in four days. We’ll dive into our usual coverage for tomorrow’s game soon but first, we have some links to discuss this morning.
// FC Dallas //
FC Dallas Shopping List: Two trades to boost the 2022 attack - Big D Soccer
FCD has done a rather terrible job of securing talent from within MLS over the last few years. Here are a couple of good suggestions to help them out.
Szabolcs Schon called into Hungarian National Team duty for World Cup Qualifiers - Big D Soccer
Schon will leave Dallas following this weekend’s game against Minnesota.
European clubs show interest as Ricardo Pepi nears transfer | 90 min
Ricardo Pepi is the subject of interest from clubs in Italy, Germany, and England with some interest from Ajax appearing to lead the way at the moment.
// MLS //
27 Takeaways: One observation on every MLS team after Week 27 | MLSSoccer.com
As this one says for FC Dallas, one more game to avoid a winless month here and it won't be easy.
FC Cincinnati start over, again: Where do they go from here? | MLSSoccer.com
Cincy has been a rather big train wreck since coming into MLS on the field. Another coaching dismissal here for them to start over.
Yo Gotti buys stake in D.C. United: ‘If you look at the country, soccer is the most important sport’ – The Athletic
The rapper and record label owner sees his entrepreneurial skills as a good fit for the MLS club.
The reasons for MLS's slight dip in player sales abroad – The Athletic
A slight dip in player sales shouldn't be too big of a concern for MLS, even as it seeks to become a "selling league."
Tajon Buchanan’s confidence continues to skyrocket - The Bent Musket
As his time with the New England Revolution nears its end, Tajon Buchanan is playing some of the best soccer of his career.