Here is everything you need to know about MLS and North American soccer this morning:
MLS clubs begin their preseasons
Kreis is clear: Larin under contract with OCSC
As the rumored transfer suitor switches from Besiktas to Greek power Olympiakos, Orlando City strike ace Cyle Larin was absent from training as the team started preseason work, though head coach Jason Kreis and OCSC continued to hold a firm stance. READ MORE
Bocanegra: Carmona staying in Atlanta
With rumors heating up that Carlos Carmona is nearing a move to homeland giants Colo Colo, Atlanta technical director Carlos Bocanegra is insisting the midfielder will remain at Mercedes-Benz Stadium for the coming season. READ MORE
At the same time, Atlanta United have freed up an international slot thanks to Hector Villalba's acquisition of a US green card. Bocanegra added that the club are working on landing one for other players in the squad. READ MORE
Report: Timbers snare rights to US U-20 midfielder
Crew SC closing on Valenzuela?
Report: MLS trio sizing up McCormack
USSF presidential election wide open
Exports: McKennie out six weeks
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LISTEN: MLS went crazy under the bright lights at the SuperDraft. The guys break down the trades, transfers and draft picks that got everyone talking as preseason camps open around North America! Subscribe so you never miss a show! Download this episode! Have something to say? Call or text the #HotTakeHotline at 401-206-0MLS.