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

Chile MF Gutierrez joins Sporting KC

Sporting Kansas City added some midfield might on Tuesday by completing the signing of Chile midfielder Felipe Gutierrez from Real Betis. The 27-year-old, who helped his national team raise the 2015 Copa America trophy in triumph, inked a three-year deal with club option for a fourth. READ MORE

Meanwhile, the Missouri Azzurri trained for the first time at their new Pinnacle training ground on Tuesday. The $75 million facility has drawn some rave reviews. READ MORE

Loons keeping up Benedetti pursuit

Though efforts to land Deportivo Cali playmaker Nicolas Benedetti have yet to pay off, Minnesota United are continuing their pursuit of the 20-year-old Colombia prospect. READ MORE

Not resting on the treble, TFC ready to spend

It may not come as good news to the 22 clubs taking aim at their MLS crown, but Toronto FC general manager Tim Bezbatchenko has let it be known that there's still money in the coffers as they search for 1-2 new players. READ MORE

Lions CEO discusses Larin exit

Orlando City CEO Alex Leitao explained to reporters how the club made the best of a bad situation in selling forward Cyle Larin, whom he called "unprofessional" in forcing a move to Turkish giants Besiktas. READ MORE

Fire honor "The Double" with new kit

The Chicago Fire are honoring their history while looking ahead to their future. On Tuesday, the Fire unveiled a 2018 primary kit that notably includes a custom jocktag to honor the 20th Anniversary of Chicago's inaugural 1998 team, which completed a historic domestic double. VIEW IMAGES

David Edgar trying for 'Caps comeback

Veteran defender David Edgar, who is in Vancouver camp aiming for a new contract, says he learned a lot by watching soccer while sidelined by injury all last season. READ MORE

Report: D.C. acquire Fisher from Sounders

According to Washington Post scribe Steven Goff, D.C. United have added to their wingback stable by trading for Seattle's Oniel Fisher. READ MORE

Exports: Johannsson strikes in loss

Werder Bremen forward Aron Johannsson scored his first goal since September 2016 in Tuesday's 4-2 DfB-Pokal defeat at Bayer Leverkusen. WATCH VIDEO

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