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Source: Red Bulls trade rights of Patterson-Sewell

A player who hasn’t played for the New York Red Bulls since 2010 somehow, thanks to the wacky rules of MLS, will end up being traded from New York to another Eastern Conference side. This, even as he hasn’t been on the clubs payroll in eight seasons. A league source tells Metro that...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 11:06am

Source: Samuel Armenteros close to Timbers deal

Swedish international Samuel Armenteros is closing in on a deal with MLS as a contract for the Swedish international should be finalized by this weekend. Armenteros is close to a deal that will make him a member of the Portland Timbers, multiple sources tell Metro. Set to turn 28-years old this...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 10:57am

Deadline Day rumors: Riyad Mahrez to Man City?

Leicester City might have thought they were in the clear on Deadline Day with fewer than 30 hours remaining in the January transfer window, but winger Riyad Mahrez is not going to remain with the club quietly.  The Algerian international handed in a late transfer request, as first reported by...

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 1:16pm

Source: Curt Onalfo interviewed in Mexico with Atlas

Curt Onalfo might just be on a path to become the first-ever American to coach in Mexico’s top division. Sources tell Metro that this week, Onalfo interviewed with Mexican club Atlas this week and that he is a finalist for the position. Onalfo had coached the LA Galaxy through the midpoint...

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 2:40pm

Source: Erik Palmer-Brown could head to Belgium

Erik Palmer-Brown is still set to sign with Manchester City, but the young American defender might not be headed to PSV Eindhoven on loan as once thought. In December, Metro reported that the former Sporting Kansas City center back would be loaned to PSV, a juggernaut in Holland’s top...

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 11:11am

Source: Two California expansion teams might not enter NASL

The NASL might he having a hard time fielding a league, with multiple sources within the league and throughout United States soccer saying that two California teams might be victims of the league’s uncertainty. California United FC, set to enter the NASL as an expansion team for the upcoming...

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 2:32pm

Source: Columbus Crew striker Ola Kamara target of La Liga Bid

While trade rumors swirl around Ola Kamara, the Norwegian international’s final landing spot might not be in MLS but might see the star striker making a return back to Europe to play in one of the world’s top leagues.   In his two years in MLS, Kamara has been one of the best...

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 8:26am

Soccer transfer rumors: Antoine Griezmann to Manchester United or Barcelona?

Atletico Madrid star and French international Antoine Griezmann looks as though he is playing his final season with Los Colchoneros as he prepares to move on to an even more prolific European club.  The general consensus was that he would be joining Barcelona over the summer, but English...

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 3:31pm

Sources: Amando Moreno returning to NY Red Bulls

Amando Moreno is set to return to the New York Red Bulls, the former academy product is close to a deal that would bring him back to the club. On December 21, sources told Metro that Moreno was in discussions with the Red Bulls about leaving Tijuana in Mexico’s top flite and returning to the...

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 1:58pm

USMNT drove Jonathan Gonzalez to rival Mexico

The United States men's national soccer team revealed its January camp roster as they attempt to move forward from a disastrous campaign that saw them miss the 2018 World Cup in Russia.  Considering the team won't be playing in the world's largest tournament this summer, the camp...

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 12:58pm

Source: Schalke in on American Eryk Williamson

Eryk Williamson might be the next Yank abroad as the former Maryland midfielder could be joining one of the brightest young American stars as a teammate on one of Europe’s best teams. Sources tell Metro that Schalke might be the landing spot for the American Williamson, a tremendous...

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 12:04pm

Red Bulls Denis Hamlett going in younger direction

There is beginning to emerge a ‘Hamlett Doctrine,’ the New York Red Bulls sporting director beginning to shape the club under a unique vision. It is a vision that ran counter to the team’s philosophy for its first two decades as a franchise in MLS.   Appointed last...

Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 11:31am

MLS looking to scout Western Africa

Like Central America and the Caribbean has been since the league’s inception, MLS is eyeing a new pool of talent in West Africa that can certainly be a lucrative spot for finding young talent.   In what might be called as the dawn of MLS 4.0, the league has quickly transitioned from...

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 4:35pm

Amando Moreno might be returning to MLS and possibly Red Bulls

One familiar Homegrown player might be returning to MLS and the New York Red Bulls as another one seems to be trending towards the club.   Signed by the Red Bulls ahead of the 2013 season, Amando Moreno was one of the first Homegrown players brought up from the teams vaunted academy. Having...

Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 5:41pm

PSV favorites to land Man City's Erik Palmer-Brown on loan

After capturing Erik Palmer-Brown earlier this year, it appears that Manchester City is set to loan out the young American star as he transitions to Europe.   Metro broke the story in the fall that Palmer-Brown had signed with Manchester City, the club that currently is topping the...

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 11:26am

Source: Mike Sorber leaving Union for LAFC

The Philadelphia Union are set to lose out on one of their top assistant coaches while expansion club Los Angeles FC will be adding a member to their staff with a deep knowledge of MLS.   Mike Sorber is leaving the Union sources tell Metro. With the organization since 2014, Sorber was...

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 11:12am

Source: Other teams have interest in Sacha Kljestan

Sacha Kljestan might be on the move but Los Angeles FC may not necessarily be the destination. On Tuesday, sources told Metro that Kljestan, the New York Red Bulls captain and star midfielder, was likely heading to expansion team LAFC. The deal, Metro was told, was for a significant influx of...

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 2:22pm

Darlington Nagbe deal with Atlanta United has crazy incentives

Atlanta United made a blockbuster trade on Wednesday, the ambitious MLS club making a deal with the Portland Timbers for Darlington Nagbe. The United States international now goes to a team that clearly has their sites set on MLS Cup. The deal for Nagbe involves the Eastern Conference side sending...

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 3:24pm

Source: Giovanni Savarese new Portland Timbers manager

Finally. After five seasons as head coach in the NASL with the New York Cosmos, Giovanni Savarese is getting his shot in MLS. Multiple league sources tell Metro that Savarese will be named the next head coach of the Portland Timbers. Savarese replaces Caleb Porter, who stepped down as Timbers...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 6:43pm

Source: Sacha Kljestan likely to be traded to Los Angeles Football Club

For a second straight year, the New York Red Bulls could be trading their captain.   Sacha Kljestan might be on the move, a league source tells Metro - the United States international potentially set to leave the Red Bulls. The league source, speaking on the condition of anonymity, tells...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 6:14pm