Dempsey, 33, missed the end of the 2016 season after being diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat last August.
The 19-year-old Venezuelan, only moved to the Premier League club on British transfer deadline day on Jan. 31.
United States veteran Brad Davis will announce his retirement on Thursday after signing a one-day contract with the Houston Dynamo, the MLS club said.
Atlanta United FC's head of technical recruitment & analysis talks with ESPN FC about analytics in soccer & constructing a club's roster from scratch.
Goalkeeper Stefan Frei hopes to return to full training with the Seattle Sounders this week.
In the inaugural Max & Herc podcast, Bruce Arena and Julie Foudy join the show, and the guys discuss the 2017 MLS season.