MLS Commissioner Don Garber addresses DPs, expansion, retention funds during Twitter Q&A

Don Garber, MLS Commissioner

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — MLS Commissioner Don Garber took to Twitter on Monday afternoon to answer fans' questions on a wide range of topics ahead of Wednesday's AT&T MLS All-Star Game. During the exchange, Garber touched on Designated Players, supporters' groups and, yes, of course, expansion.

In fact, we'll start there. Here are some of the highlights. (For the full Twitter Q&A, click here.)


On expanding beyond 20 teams after the addition of NYCFC:

On potential expansion cities:

On Orlando City's MLS prospects:

On the Miami expansion efforts being spearheaded by David Beckham:

On improving the product on the field:

On officiating and the actions of the MLS Disciplinary Committee:

On D.C. United's recent stadium news:

On "retention funds," the mechanism used by Sporting KC to re-sign Graham Zusi without making him a Designated Player:

On MLS rules and regulations when it comes to transfers and player moves:

On the next big hurdle for MLS when the league's national broadcast deals expire after 2014:

On Chivas USA:

On the future of MLS, and what he will leave as a legacy:


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