Quintero staying at America after MLS deals fall through
Darwin Quintero is staying at Club America after deals to move to MLS fell through, according to ESPN Mexico.
Previous reports had indicated that both Tornoto FC and the Vancouver Whitecaps were interested in Quintero but, despite America being open to a move, neither was able to meet the conditions the Mexico City club required.
Quintero entered Jornada 7's win over Morelia as a substitute, his first action since Jornada 3.
Kevin Ellis in camp with FCD
Despite being under contract with Sporting Kansas City, defender Kevin Ellis is in preseason camp with FC Dallas.
Dallas actually reported the news on the team website Monday, saying the 26-year-old was in on trial.
The defender took a leave of absence from SKC in September and hasn't been back with the club since.
Almeyda turned down LAFC job
Chivas manager Matias Almeyda was in talks to coach Los Angeles FC but eventually declined the offer, according to Record.
According to the report, the Argentine was a candidate for the job but wanted to stay with Chivas after winning a pair of titles in the spring of 2017. Former U.S. national team coach Bob Bradley is set to lead the expansion side, which signed Mexico international Carlos Vela, in its inaugural season.
D.C. United agrees to Asad deal
D.C. United has agreed to a deal to acquire former Atlanta United winger Yamil Asad, according to ESPN.
Ben Olsen's side has reached an agreement with Argentine side Velez Sarsfield to sign Asad on loan with an option to buy, with DCU sending $500,000 in allocation to Atlanta for the 23-year-old's MLS rights.
Whitecaps in talks with Palace midfielder
The Vancouver Whitecaps are in talks to sign Crystal Palace midfielder Jordon Mutch, ESPN reports.
The 26-year-old has not made a single appearance for Roy Hodgson's side this season.
Egyptian forward drawing MLS interest
Egyptian forward Amr Gamal is attacking interest from MLS club, according to Soccer Laduma.
The Egypt international is also drawing looks from the Russian Premier League, another league with a transfer window still open.
Minnesota United negotiating multi-million dollar transfer
Minnesota United is negotiating the transfer of Deportivo Cali playmaker Nicolas Benedetti, according to ESPN FC.
The report states Loons technical director Manny Lagos has flown to South America after the Colombian club resumed talks.
The price tag for the 20-year-old Benedetti is estimated to be between $5 million and $7 million, and Minnesota would still have to negotiate personal terms.
Timbers in 'final' talks for Sweden striker
The Portland Timbers are in final talks to secure Samuel Armenteros on loan from Serie A side Benevento, according to the Oregonian.
The loan for the 27-year-old Sweden international would have an option to make the transfer permanent.
NYCFC set to sign Ghanaian midfielder
New York City FC is set to sign Ghanaian midfielder Ebenezer Ofori, according to Ghana Soccernet.
The 22-year-old is set to join on loan from German side Stuttgart, according to the report. Ofori has two caps for Ghana.
D.C. United trialing former USYNT defender
Former U.S. Under-20 international John Requejo Jr. is on trial with D.C. United, according to The Washington Post.
The California native, a left back, spent the last three plus years in Mexico, having signed with Club Tijuana rather than playing in college soccer in the United States.
Requejo was a member of the 2015 U.S. U-20 World Cup squad but found playing time hard to come by with Xolos, and a loan move to second-division Dorados last summer didn't see much of an increase.
Ibrahimovic nears Galaxy move
The LA Galaxy are closing in on a move for Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, according to ESPN FC .
United's recent addition of Alexis Sanchez has further limited Ibrahimovic's prospects for playing time, opening up the possibility that the Sweden international will head to MLS.
The Galaxy reportedly would not use one of their big-money designated player slots on Ibrahimovic, whose income could be augmented by sponsors or other outside sources.