Wednesday's soccer news update starts with the MLS rulebook. MLSsoccer.com's Adam Serrano has LA Galaxy coach Bruce Arena's response to the league's discovery process. Suffice it to say, dismissing anything with the turn of phrase "blackmail job" probably isn't going to sound all that good to MLS. Arena has a point, but then again so does the league. The rules are no longer the moving target they once were, and another team using that to their advantage is part of the bigger game. Or something. With MLS, it really is tough to tell.
ESPN FC's Michael Cox explains how Champions League teams are using their midfield. The Guardian's Sid Lowe on the back and forth over Gareth Bale's future at Real Madrid. Goal.com's Robin Bairner argues that the Bale situation is a non-issue because Real Madrid won't move him. SI.com's Grant Wahl has Juventus player Carlos Tevez considering a move to MLS.
Backpage Football's Sam Carney lists the unlikely promoted teams that will be playing in Europe's top leagues next season. 200% on the immediate future for relegated Premier League club Queens Park Rangers. World Soccer's Brian Glanville compares management at QPR to Bournemouth. BBC Sport's Chris McLaughlin has things not getting any easier for Rangers.
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