Breaking: Chicago Fire has officially announced the signing of Minnesota United captain Francisco Calvo. The 26-year-old Costa Rican international will be leaving Minnesota United after 2-years with the club making 59 appearances. Calvo has also made 39 appearances with the Costa Rican national team. Francisco Calvo was traded from Minnesota United FC in exchange for $400,000 in Allocation Money. He is under contract for the 2019 and 2020 seasons with Club options for the 2021 and 2022 seasons.
Official: Minnesota United has officially announced the signing or MLS veteran Lawrence Olum. Olum last played for MLS team Portland Timbers from 2017-2018 making a total of 52 appearances and scoring 2 goals within those two years. He will be adding a lot of experience within the Minnesota United team. The 34-year-old Kenyan international has made 4 appearances for the Kenyan international team since 2014. Olum has previously played for St.Louis Lions, Portland Timbers, Minnesota Thunder, Austin Aztex, Orlando City(USL), Sporting KC, Kedah FA, and Sporting KC & Portland Timbers again from 2016-2018.
Official: Former Arsenal goalkeeper Vito Mannone is set to join Minnesota United on a loan deal with an option to buy. The 30-year-old Italian goalkeeper has been a goalkeeper for Arsenal, Barnsley, Hull City, Sunderland, and currently a goalkeeper for Reading in the Championship. Mannone has made 7 appearances for the Italian U21 national team.
Rumor: According to multiple reports, former Arsenal goalkeeper Vito Mannone is set to join Minnesota United. I will confirm the rumor in the upcoming hours or possibly days on my Twitter. The 30-year-old Italian goalkeeper has been a goalkeeper for Arsenal, Barnsley, Hull City, Sunderland, and currently a goalkeeper for Reading in the Championship. Mannone has made 7 appearances for the Italian U21 national team.
Its reported that Deportivo Cali has reached an agreement with Club América for the transfer of midfielder Nicolás Benedetti. This is unfortunate as this could have been a major signing for the loons. On a postive note yesterday MNUFC annouced the signing of 2017 defender of the year Ike Opara. That should bring some warmth to the hearts of MNUFC fans during this cold time, literally.
Breaking news !!! Minnesota United have completed the trade of 2017 mls defender of the year and 2x US open cup and 1x mls cup champion ike opara to the twin cities as Minnesota payed all together 1 million $ in allocation money making him one of the highest in league trades ever !!! in addition to the deal, if Minnesota United make it into the playoffs, Minnesota will trigger a 100,000 TAM incentive to sporting kansas city !!!
BREAKING: Minnesota United are set to acquire 2017 MLS Defender Of The Year Ike Opara from Sporting Kansas City for roughly $1m of Allocation Money. The 29-year-old made 31 Appearances for SKC in 2018. Thoughts?!
Official: According to multiple reports Boca Junior goalkeeper, Augustín Rossi will be joining Minnesota United. My personal inside source that confirmed the Alonso transfer has also confirmed the Rossi transfer. He will be reportedly joining Minnesota on a year-and-a-half loan with an option to buy for $12 million. The 23-year-old goalkeeper is one of the most promising goalkeepers Argentina currently has.
Official: Osvaldo Alonso will officially join Minnesota United according to a reliable inside source. Osvaldo Alonso the 33-year-old Cuban has spent 9 years with Seattle Sounders making a total of 277 appearances and scoring 10 goals with the team. He has lived in the United States since 2007 and stopped representing the Cuban international team in 2007 as well.