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Blue Links: Vermes not done yet, Montreal rebrand, MLS transfer rumors

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Everything to keep you up-to-date with Sporting KC and Major League Soccer this week.

San Jose Earthquakes v Sporting Kansas City

Happy Friday, Kansas City! We’ve got some end-of-the-week links to get you going this snowy Friday morning.

“We’re not done yet.”
Peter Vermes says the club isn’t finished building the roster for the 2021 season as they are still looking to add players in a few other positions.

Club de Foot Montréal
Foot Club - Montreal’s premier foot fetish community. That’s what this is, right?

AT&T Shutting Down Live TV Streaming Service
And with that, the last option for Sporting Kansas City fans to purchase an in-market streaming service to watch matches has vanished.

Doesn’t look good for a rumored SKC signing
Stian Rode Gregersen says he doesn’t want to come to the US.

So like... when does the Major League Soccer season start?
***shrugs*** According to this thread from Carlisle, things are not going very well between the league and the MLSPA.

Johnny Russell: MLS forward aims for Scotland squad return
After the pandemic made it impossible for him to travel and represent his home country in 2020, Russell is ready to get back on track for the Euro 2020 (but really 2021).

MLS SuperDraft 2021 eligible players announced
The draft will take place January 21st with expansion club Austin FC getting the first pick. It will be streamed everywhere something can be streamed.

Jose Mourinho: “European scouts, they have an eye on MLS, I promise you that”
The Special One talks about the growth of North American soccer & players’ success around the world.

13 former SKC players on National Soccer Hall of Fame ballot
The list includes Brad Davis, Eddie Johnson, Kerry Zavagnin, Frank Klopas, & Chris Klein. Come on, KZ!

MLS Western Conference Team Shopping Lists
Doyle tells everyone what they need. He says SKC should look at Tigres’ surplus at CB. 28-year-old Diego Reyes is a possibility.

“It is likely” Falcao joins the Portland Timbers
I’d love to see him in MLS, in spite of him turning 35.

Jordan Morris in talks with Swansea City
The 26-year-old has been looking at some Bundesliga clubs, but now the English Championship side appears to have taken the lead.

Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo wants MLS move
The 31-year-old Nigerian is a Shanghai Shenhua player, but currently on loan to the English giants.

Alright one more dig at Montreal: “POP POP!”