VIETNAMESE CLUB WANTS NGUYEN
Vietnamese club FLC Thanh Hoa is interested in landing New England Revolution midfielder Lee Nguyen, according to a report out of the Asian nation.
Nguyen, a Texas native, spent two years playing in Vietnam earlier in his career. The report claims the club is in contact with his father about a possible deal.
BAYERN CHASING RSL YOUNGSTER
The Washington Post's Steve Goff has reported that Bayern Munich is chasing USA and Real Salt Lake prospect Taylor Booth.
Real Salt Lake is also trying to land the youngster, who played a large part for the United States' U-17 side in 2017, but the report claims that a move to the Bavarian club is in the works.
LAFC OFFERS $8.4M FOR BENFICA'S HORTA
LAFC has made an $8.4 million bid for Benfica midfielder Andre Horta, according to A Bola.
The 21-year-old is on loan with Braga, but both he and Benfica are reportedly interested in reaching an agreement that would see him move to MLS for the 2018 season.
MONACO, FENERBAHCE INTERESTED IN LAWRENCE
Monaco, Fenerbahce and Trabzonspor are interested in New York Red Bulls left back Kemar Lawrence, according to Turkish newspaper Gunebakis.
The 25-year-old, who reportedly could yield a $2 million transfer fee, made 27 MLS appearances for the Red Bulls last season and was a key part of Jamaica's run to the Gold Cup final.
FC DALLAS IN TALKS WITH RIVER PLATE DEFENDER
FC Dallas is in talks with River Plate defender Jonatan Maidana, journalist Niko Moreno reports.
Capped four times by Argentina, the 32-year-old center back would be brought in to fill the void left by Walker Zimmerman's move to Los Angeles FC.
TORONTO, DALLAS EYE ARGENTINE CENTER BACK
Toronto FC and FC Dallas are monitoring Colon defender German Conti, Argentine newspaper El Litoral reports.
Neither club, however, is said to be ready to pay the $3.6 million exit clause for the 23-year-old center back.
MONTREAL ACQUIRES CHILEAN FORWARD VARGAS
The Montreal Impact will add Chilean winger Jeisson Vargas, according to Chilean journalist Bruno Sampieri .
The 20-year-old is currently under contract with Serie A side Bologna, which is also owned by Impact owner Joey Saputo.
Vargas spent the last six months on loan from Bologna to Chilean club Universidad Catolica. He was reportedly going to extend that loan but will instead head to MLS.
DEPOR'S TYTON MULLING MLS OFFERS
Deportivo La Coruna goalkeeper Przemyslaw Tyton could be heading to MLS, according to local reports (via MLSSoccer.com )
While the Spanish reports do not list any MLS side by name, they claim that the club will give the Polish net minder his pick of teams should he decide to leave.
Despite mentioning MLS, it is believes that Tyton will likely stay in Europe to continue his career.
ORLANDO FINALIZING KLJESTAN DEAL
Orlando City is finalizing a trade for New York Red Bulls playmaker Sacha Kljestan, according to ESPNFC contributor Jeff Rueter .
The Lions reportedly are poised to add the U.S. international, who was linked to Los Angeles FC and Minnesota United earlier this offseason.
MEDINA SET FOR NYCFC MOVE
Paraguay international Jesus Medina is traveling to the United States ahead of a move to New York City FC, Tigo Sports reports.
The 20-year-old attacking midfielder will join Patrick Vieira's side from Paraguayan club Libertad, having been with the organization since 2010.
TIMBERS INTERESTED IN PARAGUAY PROSPECT
The Portland Timbers are interested in signing Paraguay youth international Cristhian Paredes from Club America, according to ABC Cardinal 703 AM .
A 19-year-old central midfielder, Paredes joined the Liga MX side from Paraguayan club Sol de America earlier this year.
MONTREAL PURSUING HUTCHINSON
The Montreal Impact are looking to sign Canada international Atiba Hutchinson from Besiktas, according to Kartal Bakisi .
Hutchinson, 34, would bolster the Impact's options in central midfield after the retirement of Patrice Bernier and expiration of Hernan Bernardello's contract.
RED BULLS AGREE TO GAMARRA DEAL
The New York Red Bulls have agreed to sign Huracan attacker Alejandro Romero Gamarra, the Argentine side has announced .
New York is said to have paid a $5 million transfer fee for the 22-year-old, though the MLS club has not yet confirmed the move.
COLMAN SIGNS WITH ORLANDO
Orlando City has finalized a deal to sign Paraguayan midfielder Josue Colman, ABC Color reports.
The MLS side reportedly paid a $2.8 million transfer fee to acquire the 19-year-old, who is seen as the club's replacement for Kaka.
CARMONA TO SIGN WITH COLO-COLO
Colo-Colo is on the verge of signing Atlanta United midfielder Carlos Carmona, according to AS .
The Chilean club reportedly wants to bolster its squad for Copa Libertadores play and could announce the 30-year-old as soon as this week.
FIRE IN TALKS WITH IKER CASILLAS
The Chicago Fire are in talks former Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas, according to ESPN contributor Jeff Rueter .
Casillas reportedly would be joining Chicago from Porto on a non-designated player deal.
RAPIDS SIGN CASTILLO ON LOAN
The Colorado Rapids have signed U.S. international Edgar Castillo on a yearlong loan from Monterrey, according to MLSsoccer.com .
Colorado will not have to use targeted allocation money or a designated player slot on the left back, whose loan reportedly includes an option to buy.
KILKENNY LINKED TO MLS
Melbourne City midfielder Neil Kilkenny has drawn interest from MLS clubs, ESPNFC reports.
The Colorado Rapids are said to be among the teams monitoring Kilkenny, a 32-year-old central midfielder with 14 caps for Australia.
BUNDESLIGA CLUBS INTERESTED IN SCHWEINSTEIGER
Chicago Fire midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger is fielding interest from Bundesliga clubs, Bild reports.
The World Cup winner only signed on through the end of 2017 after moving from Manchester United to Chicago in March, and the Fire reportedly find themselves fending off interest from teams in Germany as the 33-year-old considers his next step.
LAFC ON THE VERGE OF THIRD DP
Bob Bradley and LAFC continue to make waves, with Matt Reed, an NBC contributor, claiming that the club is on the verge of landing a third designated player in the form of Francisco Geraldes.
The 22-year-old is owned by Sporting CP, but is out on loan with Rio Ave.
MAN UTD WANTS WHITECAPS TEENAGER
Manchester United has invited Vancouver Whitecaps teenager Alphonso Davies for a trial in January, reports CTV Edmonton .
The 17-year-old midfielder, who became the youngest player to make his debut for the Canada national team in the summer, is waiting for clearance from his club to accept the offer from United.