The first weekend of February was filled with preseason friendlies, but most of the buzz surrounded D.C. United, which released its new jersey and is reportedly close to signing a new Argentine.
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The Chicago Fire have added to their backline with the addition of a Brazilian youth international, while a handful of MLS teams competed in preseason friendlies on Wednesday.
D.C. United acquired 34-year-old midfielder Marcelo Sarvas from the Colorado Rapids, while Venezuelan striker Fernando Aristeguieta is reportedly leaving the Philadelphia Union.
While a few MLS teams lost preseason friendlies on Sunday, Erik Palmer-Brown has reportedly left Sporting Kansas City’s training camp and will join FC Porto on loan.
Eredivisie club FC Groningen confirmed it had transferred 25-year-old Johan Kappelhof to the Chicago Fire, while the Columbus Crew reportedly made a bid for Panamanian striker Ricardo Clarke.