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The Belgian consulting firm lists among its clients the Bundesliga, the English Premier League, the J-League as well as the German, Belgian and Hungarian federations.

After spending time with Atletico Madrid, Liverpool, Chelsea, and AC Milan, could Fernando Torres be headed to the US soon?
After spending time with Atletico Madrid, Liverpool, Chelsea, and AC Milan, could Fernando Torres be headed to the US soon?
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Seattle

For the first time in history, Seattle is 10th in the nation in population density, overtaking Baltimore with nearly a 10% increase in density since the 2010 census.

MLS

According to reports, Fernando Torres has three offers from MLS clubs and one from the Cosmos in the NASL.

Since John Terry is reportedly not going to extend his contract with Chelsea, Atlanta United fans have been wondering if the English centerback would make sense for the club in 2017.

USA

Liviu Bird has a detailed article on SI.com on Double PASS, the company that has worked with the Belgian and German national teams for over a decade, and their new deal with US Soccer in an effort to accelerate development in the national team and MLS.

Charleston Battery fans can expect their club's facilities to get a tech update following the purchase of their club by local company B Sports Entertainment.

The USWNT player's union has stated their case on the validity of the current CBA with US Soccer through high-profile sports attorney Jeffrey Kessler, known for fighting to overturn the NCAA's amateur student-athlete rules as well as representing the NASL against US Soccer in an anti-trust suit.

Pachuca stayed undefeated and remain on top of ESPN FC's Liga MX power rankings this week, thanks in large part to Omar Gonzalez's goal to salvage a draw against Pumas over the weekend.

Former Dutch and MLS winger Dave van den Bergh has been named head coach of the US U15s.

World

Canadian federation president Victor Montagliani announced that he will run to become the new president of CONCACAF.

Qatar is considering implementing special courts during the 2022 soccer World Cup to deal with the numerous expected cases of foreign fans flouting the country's strict laws on alcohol consumption and public drunkenness.

Everton are near to finalizing a £200m takeover by two US businessmen, including former San Diego Padres owner John Jay Moores, and a deal could be announced as soon as this month.