Wednesday's soccer news update starts with the Seattle Sounders heavily promoting homegrown player signing Jordan Morris. The USMNT player joins an MLS team that hasn't been shy about spending to build its squad. They're also one of the four MLS clubs with an early start to the 2016 season playing in the knockout round of the CONCACAF Champions League. Breaking news on a Wednesday with ESPN FC's Jeff Carlisle reporting that the Red Bulls are moving USMNT player Matt Miazga to Chelsea in the Premier League.
The Houston Dynamo's Ben Crook explains the club's new approach under investor/operator Gabriel Brener. The Telegraph's Bob Williams talks to former player and New York Cosmos assistant Alecko Eskandarian. Empire of Soccer's Dave Martinez has the NASL taking steps to break ties with Traffic Sports. Fox2Now's Jasmine Huda looks at a proposed stadium plan for potential MLS expansion to St Louis.
BBC Sport's Simon Stone has a different version of events for Louis van Gaal and whether or not he really offered his resignation as Manchester United manager.
For what it's worth, the Associated Press's Graham Dunbar has FIFA presidential candidate Jerome Champagne wanting the United States as the fallback host for the 2022 World Cup. CONMEBOL has a new president with Inside World Football's Mark Baber explaining what Alejandro Dominguez can look forward to from South America's governing body.
What an inspiring meeting. Let's continue to support Sport Relief and the fight to end malaria. https://t.co/M3MS4emFbs— tim howard (@TimHowardGK) January 26, 2016
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