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🇺🇸 State of the Union: Adams to Leeds, thriller in Orlando, Morgan stars

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Emily Wilson

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Here is what you need to know this Tuesday.


Leipzig accept Leeds’ bid for Tyler Adams

After plenty of reports and the official departure of Kalvin Phillips to Manchester City, it appears Tyler Adams’s move to Leeds is all but done.

The USMNT star, who currently plays for RB Leipzig, is set to undergo medicals this week after the two clubs reached an agreement on Monday.

During his time with the Bundesliga club Adams made 101 appearances, registering two goal and four assists.


Chicharito on high alert

Javier Hernández was at the top of his game for LA Galaxy against Montréal when he opened the scoring after just eight minutes.

The Mexican striker now has more goals in the first 15 minutes of an MLS game than any other player since last season (seven).


D.C. United midfielder heads to Belgium

D.C. United midfielder Griffin Yow is the latest youngster to head to Belgium after completing a move to KVC Westerlo.

During his time in MLS, the 19-year-old made 36 appearances across all competitions scoring three goals and one assist.


Eight-goal thriller in Orlando

Fans were treated to an eight-goal thriller in Florida as D.C. United beat Orlando City 5-3 thanks to some hat-trick heroics from Taxiarchis Fountas.

However, he won’t claim all the glory as Kimarni Smith came off the bench to score his first MLS goal in what was also the game-winner. Surely a moment neither will forget!


Chicago Fire reach ‘verbal agreement’ with Chelsea

Goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina may be on his way to England after Chicago Fire reached a ‘verbal agreement’ with Chelsea.

However, the departure of Petr Cech may play a role in whether or not the deal gets completed according to Fabrizio Romano.

Earlier reports claimed Slonina was also linked with Real Madrid.


Morgan shines for USWNT

Meanwhile over in Mexico, the USWNT kicked off their CONCACAF W Championship with a 3-0 win over Haiti led by an Alex Morgan brace.


A dramatic goal ICYMI

And just ICYMI here’s an insane sequence from San Jose Earthquakes which eventually sent the ball into the back of the net.


Throwback rack

Andy Williams models a Chicago Fire kit from 2003 which features a uniquely-shaped white outline. Geometric.