MLS transfer news: The latest rumors and trades in Major League Soccer

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Goal summarizes the biggest transfer and trade talk involving the LA Galaxy, New York City FC, Toronto FC and the biggest clubs in North America


Ramos drawing MLS interest


Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos has generated interest from MLS clubs, according to a report in Don Balon

The Chicago Fire and a club from Los Angeles (the report doesn't specify if it's the LA Galaxy or LAFC) have inquired as to the 31-year-old's availability, but for now Ramos is only focused on Real Madrid and doesn't consider MLS an option. 


Revs may be set for major signing


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The New England Revolution are hoping to have a new major signing to announce in the near future.

Club president Brian Bilello claimed that the club had an offer rejected for a designated player in December but said that the club may be able to announce a new singing in the next couple of weeks when questioned about the club's DPs.  


Marchisio wants MLS move


Marchisio Juventus

Juventus legend Claudio Marchisio is considering a move to MLS this summer, according to TuttoSport .

The midfielder turns 32 this month and reportedly wants a move similar to the one made by former teammate Andrea Pirlo. 


Quintero set for MLS move


Juan Quintero Colombia

Juan Quintero finally appears set on a move to MLS, with the Chicago Fire being a possible destination for the Colombian forward, according to Antena (via MLSsoccer.com ). 

Quintero was linked to the Fire last season but they were unable to reach a deal for the Porto player.

The 24-year-old spent 2017 on loan with Independiente Medellin, where he scored 13 goals in 25 appearances last year.


LAFC has "multiple offers" for top pick


Bob Bradley Swansea City

LAFC has "multiple offers" on the table for the top overall pick in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft, club GM John Thorrington told  MLSsoccer.com .

Despite the offers, the expansion outfit has seemingly not made a decision either way. 

“I guess what I would say is we haven’t traded it, so that says a lot. People use the term untouchable and off limits and all the rest of it, but the reality is there is no such thing in our world,” he said. “So it just depends. And we are absolutely comfortable that if we make that pick we’ll be ecstatic with it, and therefore it would need to be something better than that to tempt us to trade it.”


Real Salt Lake after Mexican international Duenas


Jesus Duenas Mexico

Real Salt Lake is after Mexican international and Tigres midfielder Jesus Duenas according to MLSsoccer.com .

The report states the MLS side spoke with the 28-year-old Duenas, who has spent the entirety of his career with the reigning Liga MX champions, about joining during the league's offseason. 


Chicharito seriously considering LAFC move


Javier Hernandez West Ham

Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez is seriously considering a move to MLS expansion side Los Angeles FC, according to talkSPORT .

West Ham manager David Moyes has reportedly told the striker he can leave the club this winter, and Hernandez is tempted by the possibility of joining Mexico teammate Carlos Vela at LAFC.


Nguyen requests offseason trade


Lee Nguyen New England Revolution

New England Revolution star Lee Nguyen has requested to be traded in this offseason, according to MLSSoccer .

The report states that the club is reluctant to move the midfielder, who wants to continue his career elsewhere. 

Reports emerged earlier in the offseason that Vietnamese clubs were interested in the Texas native. 


Beitashour signs with LAFC


Steven Beitashour Toronto FC

Veteran right back Steven Beitashour has signed with Los Angeles FC as a free agent, according Sportsnet .

The 30-year-old, who spent the past two seasons with Toronto FC, reportedly turned down an offer to return to the Reds because the club asked him to take a pay cut.


Houston adds Venezuelan center back


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The Houston Dynamo have signed Venezuelan center back Alejandro Fuenmayor, according to reporter Paul Tenorio .

Fuenmayor, 21, reportedly will join the Dynamo from Venezuelan side Carabobo.


Rapids lead race for Ola Kamara


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The Colorado Rapids are now leading the chase to sign Ola Kamara from the Columbus Crew, according to ESPNFC contributor Jeff Rueter

The LA Galaxy also are reportedly interested in the Norwegian striker. 


Man Utd planning for Zlatan exit


Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Man Utd

Manchester United is making plans to replace Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who is expected to depart in 2018, according to Yahoo Sport UK.

Ibrahimovic is out of contract at the end of the season and could leave sooner if he accepts an offer from Major League Soccer or the Chinese Super League.

The 36-year-old has made seven appearances in all competitions for United since returning from a serious knee injury in November. 


Efrain Juarez joining Vancouver


Efrain Juarez Celtic

Though the clubs have not made the move official, Efrain Juarez is seemingly set to join the Vancouver Whitecaps from Liga MX side Monterrey.

The Mexico international, 29, gave an interview to ESPN Radio Formula in which he says the MLS side "honestly made me feel like Coutinho, very important."


Schalke interested in DCU prospect Williamson


Eryk Williamson USA Venezuela U-20

Schalke is interested in signing D.C. United academy product Eryk Williamson, according to Metro .

The U.S. Under-20 international reportedly could reach a deal with the Bundesliga side in the next 7-10 days, though United remains in contention to sign the midfielder to a homegrown contract.

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Khedira weighing MLS transfer


Khedira Udinese Juventus Serie A

Sami Khedira will decide between signing a new deal with Juventus and moving to MLS this summer, according to Calcio News 24 .

The 30-year-old midfielder remains a key figure for Juve, having started 12 Serie A matches and four Champions League contests this season. His current deal with the club doesn't expire until June 2019.

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