Toronto FC fell just short of its goal of MLS Cup in 2016. Now the Reds must pick themselves up and prove they can contend year in and year out.
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.