Kick Off: FC Dallas inks Mosquera | Boswell hangs 'em up | Colman injured

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

FCD reel in Mosquera

The output up front proved lacking for FC Dallas last season, so they moved Monday to bolster the strike stable with the Young Designated Player signing of Millonarios attacker Santiago Mosquera. The 23-year-old, who can play anywhere across the front line, broke out to bag eight goals for the Colombian runners-up last term. READ MORE

In other FC Dallas news, the Sports Business Journal reports that the club have agreed to a development partnership with Bundesliga giant Bayern Munich. READ MORE

Boswell calls time on career

Veteran MLS defender Bobby Boswell has has announced his retirement from the game. During a 13-year career that also saw him play in Atlanta and Houston, he won the 2006 Defender of the Year prize and two Supporters' Shields with D.C. United. READ MORE

Armchair Analyst: Red-Bullish on 2018?

Matt Doyle continued his countdown to opening day by writing a critical status update on the New York Red Bulls. Spoiler alert: He remains skeptical about trading away set-up king Sacha Kljestan. READ MORE

Sounders testing new look

With former flank terror Joevin Jones now off playing in Germany and the hope of sparking the best out of Jordan Morris, Seattle are trying a new formation during the preseason: the 4-4-2 diamond. READ MORE

Lions signing Colman to the shelf

In side notes added to a piece on Scott Sutter's sunny outlook for Orlando City this season, Pro Soccer USA reports that new DP signing Josue Colman will be out for a couple of weeks due to a thigh injury. READ MORE

Donovan, Leon to tackle Quakes

Initial observers may have been flummoxed by Club Leon's cheeky social media advertising roll-out, but it's now clear that Landon Donovan's new club will drop in on his former employers San Jose for a March 24 friendly duel. READ MORE

Impact chasing Mali international?

Turkish outlet Star claims that Montreal have submitted an offer worth upwards of $2.5 million for Alanyaspor's young Mali defender Mamadou Fofana. READ MORE

USMNT confirms two new friendlies

The US national teams has added to its activities list, bringing the total up to three spring friendlies. They will host Paraguay in in Cary, North Carolina late next month, before heading over to visit Ireland (confirmed last week) and France in June. READ MORE Must-Listen

ExtraTime Radio Podcast

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