🇺🇸 State of the Union: NYC is red, Insigne en route, Sevilla ace to MLS? | OneFootball

🇺🇸 State of the Union: NYC is red, Insigne en route, Sevilla ace to MLS?

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Emily Wilson

We have more transfer news, interviews, and match updates for all your MLS needs.

Here is what you need to know this Thursday.


NY Red Bulls, Sporting KC reach US Open semis

Two US Open Cup quarter-finals took place on Wednesday which saw New York Red Bulls thrash rivals New York City FC 3-0.

The other match was another 90 minutes of one-way traffic as Sporting KC beat Union Omaha 6-0.

One of the standout goals was from the latest MLS Player of the Week, Luquinhas.


CanChamp final is set

The Canadian Championship final is set after the two semi-finals on Wednesday evening.

Toronto FC beat reigning champions CF Montréal 4-0 to set up the final clash against Vancouver Whitecaps following their 2-1 victory over Canadian Premier League side York United.


Insigne unveiling planned

More good news continues for Toronto FC fans with blockbuster summer signing Lorenzo Insigne set to arrive on Friday and have a chance to speak as a new MLS player.

The cafe in Little Italy is going to be rocking!


Munir linked with LAFC

According to reports in France and Spain, Sevilla’s centre-forward Munir El Haddadi is linked with a move to Los Angeles FC.

The reports claim the MLS side are ‘willing to pay up to 4 million’ for the player who has spent the majority of his career playing for some of the biggest clubs in Spain.

While with Sevilla, Barcelona, Deportivo Alavés, and Valencia he registered a combined 58 goals and 28 assists in 242 games.


Atlanta acquire two international roster slots

Atlanta United are showing no signs of slowing down in their plants to build up their roster.

Following two initial signings, the club has now acquired international roster slots from Nashville SC and Seattle Sounders.

Sure looks as though they’ll be busy once the MLS Secondary Transfer Window opens in two weeks.


San Jose Earthquakes shut down Calvo exit rumours

Following murmurs of Francisco Calvo’s departure to Europe, San Jose Earthquakes interim head coach Alex Covelo reassured fans there is nothing to be worried about.

”The locker room is the same, no new expressions from any of the guys,” he said.

“Right now Calvo is injured and he’s working on that. As of right now they are rumors.”

Additionally, the manager confirmed he will be unavailable for the upcoming clash against LA Galaxy.


Throwback rack

It’s 1996 and New York/New Jersey Metrostars goalkeeper Tony Meola is rocking arguably the best gloves you’ll ever see.


Coming up…

  1. The final US Open Cup takes place on 29 June as Orlando City and Nashville battle for a spot in the semi-finals.