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What kind of MLS expansion franchise would you build?

With six new franchises joining Major League Soccer since 2015, two more coming online next season and four more joining the league in the years to follow, expansion is a constant in North American soccer. On Saturday, two of the freshest faces in the league (in Minnesota United and FC Cincinnati) will meet (4 p.m. ET, ESPN), providing us a chance to compare the visions of two young ownership groups.

Looking at the strategies and success of MLS' latest expansion clubs, whose blueprint would you use if you were awarded a franchise of your own? Would you prioritize developing promising talent to sell at a profit like Atlanta United? Would you make a splash on the global transfer market like New York City did? Would you build a state-of-the-art stadium like Minnesota's Allianz Field?

Take our quiz below, detailing how you'd build your own expansion franchise from the ground up.


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