MLS Ticker: Minnesota United, Sounders kits, Fire, and more

MLS Ticker: Minnesota United, Sounders kits, Fire, and more

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MLS Ticker: Minnesota United, Sounders kits, Fire, and more

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DonGarberBillMcGuireMinnesota1 (USATodaySports)

While several friendlies will be played later on Wednesday, here are the storylines that are making rounds in MLS.

Minnesota United could reportedly enter MLS as soon as 2017, but may have to do so under a different name. According to Sports Illustrated, the club may be forced to moved on without the “United” name following the introduction of fellow expansion side Atlanta United. (REPORT)

The Seattle Sounders have revealed their new primary and secondary kits for the 2016 MLS season, via the club’s new mobile app. (REPORT)

The Chicago Fire are reportedly targeting Dutch attacker Michael de Leeuw, after recently signing centerback and former FC Groningen teammate Johan Kappelhof. (REPORT)

Orlando City SC defeated the New York Red Bulls, 3-2, in Wednesday’s friendly. Kaká, Adrian Winter and Pedro Ribeiro each scored for Orlando, while Bradley Wright-Phillips and Kemar Lawrence tallied for the Red Bulls. (REPORT)

D.C. United has extended its affiliation with USL side Richmond Kickers through the 2017 season. (REPORT)

What do you think of the naming rights issue? Is de Leeuw the right target for the Fire? What do you think of Seattle’s new kits?

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