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MLS Ticker: Piatti, Manneh, Pirlo and more

Photo by Anne-Marie Sorvin/USA Today Sports

Photo by Anne-Marie Sorvin/USA Today Sports

One of the league’s premier playmakers will miss this weekend’s action due to suspension, while a pair of young prospects have suffered injuries.

The MLS Disciplinary Committee has suspended Ignacio Piatti one game for a foul on Portland Timbers defender Alvas Powell. The Montreal Impact playmaker will miss the team’s next match against New York City FC on Sunday.

Kekuta Manneh is set to undergo surgery after suffering a foot injury against the Colorado Rapids last week. (REPORT)

Andrea Pirlo tops MLS’ list of top selling jerseys, beating out Clint Dempsey and David Villa. Jordan Morris and Steven Gerrard round out the top five. (REPORT)

NYCFC defender Shannon Gomez suffered a torn ACL in training and will miss the rest of the season. (REPORT)

Orlando City midfielder Harrison Heath will miss four-to-six weeks with sprained MCL. (REPORT)

Vancouver Whitecaps fullback Sam Adekugbe has joined Brighton & Hove Albion FC on loan through June 2017. (REPORT)

The Portland Timbers have signed Lithuanian National Team defender Vytautas Andriuškevičius, who most recently featured with SC Cambuur in the Dutch Eredivisie. (REPORT)

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