Extratime: Julian Gressel on trade from Atlanta to D.C. United, plus Brian Schmetzer, Peter Vermes and Bruce Arena

Who are the Top 10 “biggest MLS signings” of all-time? And what does that even mean, anyway? Wiebe tries to explain his logic, while David and Calen poke holes in the list. Hint: David Beckham is No. 1 and then it is an absolute free-for-all…

Also in this show …

Julian Gressel calls in to explain how the D.C. United trade went down, why he thought he was going to stay in Atlanta until preseason began and what position he’s best suited for (it’s not right back).

We also have three interviews from Los Angeles with MLS legends: Sporting KC’s Peter Vermes on why spending is exploding at his club and around MLS. New England manager Bruce Arena talks man management and how he managed stars like David Beckham and Robbie Keane. Seattle Sounders lifer Brian Schmetzer on his place in the Seattle soccer community.

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Time Segment
3:05 Which club has had the best offseason so far? Votes for Crew, Galaxy and Timbers
15:13 INTERVIEW: Julian Gressel talks Atlanta United, Josef Martinez and a new life in D.C.
30:38 The Aaron Long transfer saga continues as West Ham make a bid
34:40 INTERVIEW: Peter Vermes explains why spending is rising in MLS
45:25 Funes Mori or Martinez in Miami? Which would you rather see?
50:09 INTERVIEW: Bruce Arena on how he managed Etcheverry, Beckham, Donovan & Keane
1:00:04 INTERVIEW: Brian Schmetzer on being a Sounders legend + Seattle lifer
1:10:10 Who are the Top 10 “biggest MLS signings” of all-time? And what does that even mean, anyway?

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