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MLS Ticker: Gilberto, Keane, Atlanta United and more

Photo by Matt Marton/USA Today Sports
Photo by Matt Marton/USA Today Sports

While one MLS star was named to Ireland’s squad ahead of Euro 2016, a Designated Player could be on his way out with the Chicago Fire.

The Fire are reportedly seeking to buy out Gilberto’s contract. The DP has netted just five and added four assists in 19 matches for the Eastern Conference side after being claimed off waivers by the Fire in 2015. (REPORT)

Colorado Rapids forward Kevin Doyle was excluded from Ireland’s 23-man roster, while Robbie Keane of the LA Galaxy was listed as one of the side’s three strikers. (REPORT)

Atlanta United FC has signed Ghanaian striker Jeffrey Otoo. The 18-year-old will play for USL club Charleston Battery ahead of Atlanta’s MLS inclusion in 2017 (REPORT)

While Doyle was excluded from Ireland’s roster, fellow Rapids attacker Shkelzen Gashi was named to Albania’s Euro 2016 squad. Gashi has notched one goal in 12 international matches for the European nation. (REPORT)

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