Expansion side FC Cincinnati selected UCLA midfielder Frankie Amaya No. 1 overall in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft on Friday.
"This is what I worked my whole life for," Amaya told MLSSoccer.com at the draft in Chicago. "This is a crazy moment."
Amaya, 18, is the youngest player in the draft, but his upside is such that he's expected to adapt well to the professional game, even in a central playmaking role that is usually the domain of foreign players.
The Generation Adidas player spent just one season...
United States international Tyler Adams has the perfect platform for a "successful European career," RB Leipzig assistant manager Jesse Marsch has told ESPN FC.
Adams, 18, begins training with Leipzig on Friday after moving to the club from New York Red Bulls and is one of two Major League Soccer players to have moved to the Bundesliga this winter, along with Canada international Alphonso Davies who signed for Bayern Munich.
Having arrived in Leipzig on Wednesday, Adams returns to the club he trained...
Former New York Red Bulls general manager Ali Curtis has interviewed to be the sporting director of Columbus Crew SC, multiple sources have confirmed to ESPN FC.
The Athletic was the first to report the news.
The Crew is currently without a GM and head coach in the wake of Gregg Berhalter's appointment as United States manager. The search is being conducted by the team's presumptive owners, the Haslam Family and as Dr. Peter Edwards, who are in negotiations to buy the team from Precourt Sports Ventures.