Philadelphia Union defenseman Jack Elliott has signed a multi-year contract extension
Elliott’s new deal will keep him under contract through the 2024 season and includes a club option year for 2025. Glesnes signed a three-year contract to keep him under contract until 2024 in December.
Philadelphia Union announces Ryan Richter as assistant coach
Richter will fill the role of former longtime assistant Pat Noonan, who left this offseason to take on the head coaching role at FC Cincinnati.
RB Salzburg reject Leeds’ $20m bid for Brenden Aaronson, report says
While a move to the Premier League would be tempting for the player and a step up in the competition, there is one thing he is getting at Salzburg that he would not, for now, get at Leeds: the European soccer.
Houston Dynamo announces the signing of Paraguay forward Sebastian Ferreira
Ferreira, who turns 24 next month, joins Dynamo as a Designated Player. Ferreira’s signing is the most expensive player signing in Houston Dynamo FC history. He has scored 27 goals in 54 games for Libertad since joining the club in 2020.
FC Dallas signs Jesus Ferreira to Designated Player deal
Ferreira has a new four-year contract with a club option for the 2026 season, the club announced today. He becomes the first HGP to sign a DP contract, following in the footsteps of his father who was also a DP with the club.
FC Dallas linked to Kevin Agudelo
Listed as a right winger, Agudelo has actually played in every attacking position during his time with Spezia Calcio. He made 33 appearances last season for Spezia Calcio but has only made eight appearances this term, due to a severe time crunch due to an injury at the start of the season.
News from the rest of the world
PSG and Kylian Mbappe in talks over short-term extension amid Real Madrid interest
Mbappe’s existing deal expires in June, but sources have told ESPN his family are in talks with Ligue 1 leaders over a short-term extension, and recent meetings have been positive.
Hakimi’s goal sees Morocco battle to draw with Gabon and finish top of the group
Achraf Hakimi struck a superb free-kick six minutes from time to save Morocco from an upset loss to a Gabon side who had eight players ruled out due to COVID-19 infections, including talisman Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Ghana stunned by Comoros debutants in humiliating Africa Cup of Nations exit
This is the first time in their history that Ghana have failed to win at least one group stage match after making 22 previous visits to the final, their cause did not help Garoua playing for 65 minutes with 10 men after a harsh early red card for main striker Dede Ayew.
Senegal blunt held by Malawi but top of Group B at Africa Cup of Nations
Senegal won the group with five points, despite only scoring once in three matches, via a late Sadio Mane penalty against Zimbabwe in their opener.
Zimbabwe surprise Guinea, but leave Africa Cup of Nations
Captain Knowledge Musona and Kudakwashe Mahachi both scored in the first half to earn Zimbabwe a farewell victory after losing their opening two matches as they finished bottom of the group.