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Kick Off: New coach to be unveiled in Montreal | Milan statement on Almiron

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

Impact set to announce new coach

A new era will begin today in Montreal when the Impact announce their new head coach in a press conference that will be streamed live on Facebook at 2 pm ET. The unveiling will bring an end to the rumors which on Monday saw two veteran Italian coaches named as potential candidates. 

TFC appeal Altidore red card

Armed with security footage and statements, Supporters' Shield holders Toronto FC have filed an appeal to have Jozy Altidore's red card suspension rescinded following the tunnel melee during their Conference Semifinal decider against the Red Bulls. READ MORE

Either way that appeal turns out, Andrew Wiebe opined that Toronto FC remain the title favorites because they know how to patch temporary holes. READ MORE

USMNT names green selection

Armchair Analyst Matt Doyle broke down the US national team roster ahead of next week's friendly in Portugal. Interim boss Dave Sarachan summoned 21 players, with the squad tilting heavily toward youth. READ MORE

Beasley, Seattle net Fair Play prizes

Major League Soccer award season has officially commenced! On Tuesday, Houston Dynamo veteran DaMarcus Beasley and the Seattle Sounders were named as winners of the league's Fair Play trophies. READ MORE

Friedel taking over the Revs?

Goal.com's Ives Galarcep reports that Brad Friedel is set to become head coach of the New England Revolution. It would be his first time holding the reins in club ball. READ MORE

Ousted leaving Vancouver

Vancouver Whitecaps netminder David Ousted let it be known that he won't return next season. The 32-year-old worked 144 MLS contests. READ MORE

Over in Orlando, the Lions declined contract options on Giles Barnes and Antonio Nocerino. Since Kaka announced he would not be back next season, the club have jettisoned their top three 2017 salaries. READ MORE

Rogers hangs his boots

On the heels of a season lost to injury, LA Galaxy fullback Robbie Rogers has announced his retirement. The 30-year-old, who celebrated two MLS Cup triumphs in his hometown, also suited up for Columbus, Leeds United and Heerenveen. READ MORE

The Galaxy also bid farewell to five of their Homegrown Players, including Jose Villarreal and Jack McBean. READ MORE

Transfer talk: Milan nix Almiron buzz

According to Italy's Calciomercato, AC Milan have categorically denied rumors that they are after Atlanta United ace Miguel Almiron. READ MORE

Meanwhile, South American outlet Referi claims that 2018 expansion side LAFC have had an offered rejected for teen talent Diego Rossi of Penarol. The Uruguay Under-20 striker impressively broke through to their first team in 2017. READ MORE

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