Kick Off: Lions stake Larin claim | Accam nears new pact | Petrasso to MTL?

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

LAFC's No. 1 pick a hot item

The MLS Combine is well underway, which means trade talk is sure to follow. Down in Orlando, LAFC general manager John Thorrington revealed that he's fielding multiple offers for the first overall pick in Friday's 2018 SuperDraft. READ MORE

Following day one of games at the Combine, David Gass offered up a stock report detailing which players shined and which disappointed. READ MORE

The second day of Combine games takes place on Monday, and fans can watch all the action on MLSsoccer.com. The proceedings will open when Team Nemeziz takes on Team X at 12:30 pm ET, and they will be followed by Team Tango vs. Team Predator at 2:30 pm ET. WATCH

OCSC have Larin beef with Besiktas

In the wake of Besiktas previewing a deal to sign Cyle Larin on their social media accounts, Orlando City have declared in no uncertain terms that the forward has not been transferred and remains a part of their team. READ MORE

New deal brewing for Accam

Our Sam Stejskal took time away from MLS Combine duties in Orlando to pass on word that a new contract is in the works for Chicago attacking ace David Accam. WATCH VIDEO

FC Dallas make Gonzalez enquiry

On another front, Stejskal says it seems unlikely that FC Dallas will be successful after making an approach for a local product made good, Pachuca's US defender Omar Gonzalez. READ MORE

The busy scribe also reports that Real Salt Lake are chasing a Mexican national team midfielder in the form of Tigres veteran Jesus Duenas. READ MORE

Impact after more Canadian talent

Goal's Ives Galarcep reports that Montreal are nearing a deal to sign Canada national team winger Michael Petrasso (pictured above). The 22-year-old was recently let out of his Queens Park Rangers contract, making him available on a free transfer. READ MORE

Lions on a shopping spree?

Orlando City aren't letting the Larin business slow them down elsewhere in the market, as they announced on Monday the long-rumored signing of Paraguayan No. 10 Josue Colman. READ MORE

Meanwhile, Serbia's Mozzart Sport says that the Lions have had an offer knocked back in their pursuit of Partizan Belgrade center back Nemanja Miletic. READ MORE

Fire reportedly battling for Tosic

A report from Serbian outlet Sportske claims that the Chicago Fire are angling for the signature of Besiktas defender Dusko Tosic against the likes of Saint-Etienne and Trabzonspor. READ MORE

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MLS Combine opening day highlights: Team Nemeziz vs. Team Predator

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