Thursday Kickoff: Rodriguez, Draxler, Balotelli and more


Two top midfielders could be on the move to big clubs, while a controversial star could return to the world’s most-watched league.

Juventus general manager Beppe Marotta says that James Rodriguez could be a target for the club if the price is right. (REPORT)

Liverpool is reportedly looking to make a move for Wolfsburg midfielder Julian Draxler. (REPORT)

Mario Balotelli’s agent, Mino Raiola, says that the Italian forward could return to the Premier League. (REPORT)

Victor Lindelof’s agent says that Benfica has received a bid from Manchester United as the club looks to sign the centerback in January. (REPORT)

Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris has signed a new contract that will keep him at Tottenham until 2022. (REPORT)

Marco Veratti says he is “happy” at Paris Saint-Germain and has no reason to leave. (REPORT)


Greg Garza is reportedly set to join Atlanta United on loan. (READ)

Meanwhile, Atlanta United’s deal for Oscar Romero is reportedly dead as the Paraguayan nears a move to the Chinese Super League. (READ)

Julian Green finalized a move to VfB Stuttgart. (READ)

Green faces new challenges and new opportunities with his move to Stuttgart. (READ)

MLS announced the home opener for each of the league’s 22 teams. (READ)

The Chicago Fire believe they have added a star for both the present and the future with the signing of Nemanja Nikolic. (Rhttp://sbisoccer.com/2016/12/fire-land-goal-scoring-striker-for-present-future-in-nemanja-nikolicEAD)

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