Report: According to an inside source I personally have in FC Dallas, Bryan Acosta has officially signed for FC Dallas. The 25-year-old defensive midfielder and Honduran international will be joining FC Dallas for the upcoming 2019 season. He has 129 appearances with Real España & 47 appearances give or take with CD Tenerife from the Spanish second division.
Official: Sounders FC today announced that it has acquired defender Jonathan Campbell from the Chicago Fire in exchange for its natural Fourth Round pick in the 2020 MLS SuperDraft. The 25-year-old center back has 72 MLS regular-season appearances for Chicago after being selected 12th overall in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft out of the University of North Carolina.
Official: Orlando City SC acquires defender Danilo Acosta on loan from Real Salt Lake with an option to make the transfer permanent at the end of the 2019 MLS season which will most likely get triggered, in exchange for $75,000 of General Allocation Money.
Official: Orlando City SC have completed the transfer of 21-year-old Ecuadorian midfielder Jhegson Sebastian Mendez from Independiente del Valle of Ecuador’s top flight. Jhegson last played in Independiente del Valle in Ecuador’s first division but has one appearance with Spanish team Cultural Leonesa. Jhegson was last rumored to join Brazilian team Atletico Paranaense but failed to complete the move not that long ago.
Report: According to one of my inside sources, former USMNT defender/midfielder Brek Shea will be joining Atlanta United as a free agent. Brek Shea last played for Vancouver Whitecaps but failed to impress to renew for another season. Brek Shea has played for FC Dallas, Stoke City, Barnsley, Birmingham City, Orlando City SC, and Vancouver Whitecaps. The 28-year-old has 34 international appearances for the USMNT.
Official: Just as I reported yesterday, Brazilian defender Marcelo dos Santos Ferreira has officially signed for Chicago Fire and will most likely be a starting defender for Chicago Fire. He joined Sporting CP in May, 2018. He has failed to make a single league appearance for the team since joining. The 29-year-old Brazilian played most of his career in Rio Ave from 2011-2018.
Official: Portland Timbers defender Alvas Powell has officially joined FC Cincinnati after confirming his departure on his recent Instagram post. It is reported that he will join FC Cincinnati for $250k in General Allocation money. Official announcement should be announced in the next couple hours.
Official: Laurent Ciman has officially signed a 2-year deal with MLS. The most likely destination for Laurent Ciman is Toronto FC as Toronto FC are currently 2nd in Allocation Ranking. Laurent Ciman left LAFC because he wanted a new multi-year contract, which couldn't be garanteed to him at the time. He wanted financial security for his family. Dijon offered him that. Things didn’t workout and now wants to return to Canada.
Official: Atlanta United today announced it has agreed a multiyear contract with Frank de Boer to become the club’s next head coach. A legendary Dutch player and coach, de Boer began his managerial career at Ajax, where he won a club-record four consecutive Eredivisie titles. De Boer also had an illustrious playing career, spending more than 15 combined seasons at Ajax and FC Barcelona. De Boer will be formally introduced to the media before the start of the 2019 season. The Dutch manager has managed Netherlands national team(Assistant), Ajax, Inter Milan, and Crystal Palace. He has been well know to being a very successful defensive player alongside his brother Ronald de Boer.
Official: According to a couple sources I have in Chile and according to @thisweekinmls . Houston Dynamo will be signing Matías Vera from O’Higgins. He currently has been playing for O’Higgins in the Chilean first division as a defensive midfielder on loan. The Argentinian is owned by San Lorenzo. Will the 23-year-old make an impact for Houston Dynamo?