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Here is everything you need to know about MLS and North American soccer this morning:

Report: D.C. pulls off Asad coup

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ESPN FC is reporting that D.C. United have sealed the necessary deals to sign Velez Sarsfield winger Yamil Asad on a loan-plus-buy option transfer. The 23-year-old chalked up seven goals and 13 assists on loan to Atlanta United last season. READ MORE

Brad Evans training with Sporting KC

Free agent defensive handyman Brad Evans has turned up in preseason camp with Sporting KC. The 32-year-old has played 255 league contests with Columbus and Seattle, winning an MLS Cup with both clubs. READ MORE

FCD's Ziegler: Chemistry growing with Hedges

In a chat with local blog Big D Soccer, fresh FC Dallas catch Reto Ziegler declared that, based on their early training work, he's expecting a strong partnership with Matt Hedges in the heart of defense. READ MORE

Looking to build some depth in central defense, FC Dallas have handed a preseason trial to MLS veteran Kevin Ellis. READ MORE

Sizing up Minnesota's position battles

Local blog E Pluribus Loonum has broken down three key camp fights for Minnesota United starting positions ahead of the new MLS season: netminder, center back and out on the wings. READ MORE

New threads in LA, SEA, VAN


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The LA Galaxy, Seattle and Vancouver all released new jerseys on Monday. You can keep up with all the fresh threads around the league on one page. READ MORE

Bornstein: MLS is an option

Speaking with the Mexican edition of Marca, former US international Jonathan Bornstein stated that an MLS return is possible [in Spanish—ed.] after his Queretaro deal expires in May. The 33-year-old worked 139 total contests in five seasons with Chivas USA. READ MORE

Fire interested in Serbian winger Katai?

According to Serbian outlet Mozzart Sport, the Chicago Fire are working to land tricky Alaves winger Aleksandar Katai. READ MORE

USMNT: 10 German-Americans to watch

The official Bundesliga website has compiled a list of young German-Americans who could eventually opt to turn out for the US national team. READ MORE Must Listen

ExtraTime Radio Podcast

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LISTEN: Giovanni Savarese joins Andrew and David for his first-ever ExtraTime Radio interview and explains why the time was right to make an MLS move and what Timbers fans should expect from his team in 2018. Plus, Bobby Warshaw's players-only guide to preseason and #CCLFever Bingo. Subscribe so you never miss a show! Download this episode!

ExtraTime Radio: Giovanni Savarese calls in for the 1st time!