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FC Cincinnati selects UCLA's Frankie Amaya with top pick in MLS SuperDraft

Frankie Amaya, left, poses for a picture with MLS commissioner Don Garber after FC Cincinnati picked him No. 1 in the SuperDraft.
Frankie Amaya is the youngest player in this year's draft.

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...

San Jose Earthquakes sign young Peruvian left-back Marcos Lopez

The San Jose Earthquakes have signed Peruvian left-back Marcos Lopez.

The player's former club, Peruvian side Sporting Cristal, made the announcement via its Twitter feed, and a league source confirmed that Lopez is headed to San Jose.

The Quakes will be hoping that the arrival of Lopez will fill a massive need at the left-back position. Last year San Jose signed Joel Qwiberg to fill the slot, but he struggled to adapt to MLS, and made just five appearances over the course of the season. The bulk...

San Jose Earthquakes' Nick Lima joining Hertha Berlin for training stint - source

After two seasons in MLS, San Jose Earthquakes defender Nick Lima will join Hertha Berlin for a training stint.

San Jose Earthquakes defender Nick Lima is headed to Bundesliga side Hertha Berlin for a training stint, a source with direct knowledge of the situation has told ESPN.

Lima, 23, was a collegiate teammate of Hertha goalkeeper Jonathan Klinsmann at the University of California-Berkeley. The source added that the possibility remains that Hertha could seek a transfer if Lima does enough to impress the club's hierarchy. Lima is expected to report to the club on Monday and begin training on Tuesday.

A...

San Jose Earthquakes to exercise Chris Wondolowski contract option - sources

The San Jose Earthquakes have picked up the option on forward Chris Wondolowski for the 2019 season, according to sources with direct knowledge of the situation.

The San Jose Mercury News was the first to report that Wondolowski will return in 2019.

The next time he scores, Wondolowski will equal Landon Donovan's record of 145 career MLS regular season goals. There is one game remaining in the 2018 campaign, an away match next weekend against the Seattle Sounders. But even if Wondolowski doesn't...