Minnesota United took UCLA forward Abu Danladi with the first overall pick in Friday's MLS SuperDraft in Los Angeles. The 21-year-old Ghanaian, who moved to the United States in 2011, played three seasons with the Bruins after being named national player of the year at nearby Dunn High School in 2013-14.
"There were two or three kids that we thought were very good players, but we just feel that the upside on this kid, the sky is the limit for him," Minnesota coach Adrian Heath, who was Orlando...
The Houston Dynamo are not done making moves despite already completing a number of changes to the squad this offseason.
The team is still looking for a No. 10 to run the midfield while also continuing to negotiate with U.S. defender DaMarcus Beasley.
"It is not easy to get a No. 10 because the ones that we like and the ones we think can fit in with us, they are not available or we don't have enough [money]," new coach Wilmer Cabrera told the Houston Chronicle.
The Houston Dynamo signed former LA Galaxy defender Leonardo on Wednesday after selecting him in the MLS Re-Entry Draft last month.
Leonardo, 28, has played for the Galaxy since 2010 after initially moving to MLS on loan from Brazilian club Sao Paolo.
He helped LA win three MLS Cups and was named the team's top defender in 2015. But he made only four appearances last season while hampered by injuries and the Galaxy declined to pick up his option for 2017.
The Houston Dynamo have announced the return of Mexico international Erick "Cubo" Torres from Cruz Azul.
The 23-year-old forward was loaned to the Liga MX side for the remainder of the 2016 calendar year on Sept. 3, with Cruz Azul holding the right to make the deal a permanent transfer at the conclusion of the loan period.
However, Los Cementeros have refused that right and Torres -- as well as his Designated Player rights -- will be sent back to Houston, where he recorded just one assist in...