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Major Link Soccer: Minnesota United after Yamil Asad

Minnesota United is after the former Atlanta United attacker

MLS: Atlanta United FC at Minnesota United FC Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports

MLS

Not surprisingly that the Crew want a lot for their most valuable asset. It will take a significant offer for Crew SC to part with Justin Meram - Massive Report

No one will likely get killed if the Crew moves to Austin but in Argentina they would. Crew's Federico Higuain: 'Someone could die' if clubs relocated in Argentina

If the Union ever win MLS Cup, I really hope they get the same treatment. Philadelphia Slathers Crisco on Street Poles to Keep Eagles Fans Down - The New York Times

Vargas was linked to the Sounders a couple years ago. Chilean attacking midfielder Jeisson Vargas joins Impact | Montreal Impact

Will other teams start shelling out Atlanta money? What does Arthur Blank’s checkbook mean if no one else opens theirs? Atlanta United’s ambitious signing of Ezequiel Barco will only matter if other MLS clubs step up too - SBNation.com

Atlanta couldn’t hold on to Yamil Asad, though it’s unclear as to why, but MNUFC might be trying to grab the attacker. Report: Minnesota United, other MLS clubs interested in acquiring Yamil Asad - Dirty South Soccer

We knew about Soony Saad potentially moving (yesterday) but Kevin Ellis also being shopped is interesting. Sporting KC are Shopping Soony Saad and Kevin Ellis - The Blue Testament

USA

As the new head of the USSF, steering the future of the NWSL will be part of the role. USSF presidential candidates on NWSL - Stars and Stripes FC

One benefit of no USMNT games that matter, injuries to up-and-coming players won’t be impactful yet. Schalke's Weston McKennie to miss six weeks with knee injury

World

Probably the most important thing for Sanchez to care about when joining his new team. Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United: but what about his dogs?

Speaking of Sanchez, his transfer is complete as Henrikh Mkhitaryan heads to Arsenal. Alexis Sanchez-Henrikh Mkhitaryan swap official (video) – ProSoccerTalk

With Andy Carroll injured, it’s unlikely that Chicharito moves anywhere but he definitely wants to. Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez has requested to leave West Ham - agent

Another Sounders rumor is linked with a different club, though with Nottingham’s position in the table a transfer there doesn’t make much sense. Nottingham Forest linked with a move for Dinamo Zagreb striker El Arbi Hillel Soudani - Nottingham Post

As a headline it sounds more malicious than it really was but that World Cup vote still hurts. FIFA's Sepp Blatter told Obama U.S. lost 2022 World Cup bid before vote

Not really sure how they did it but the Swans did. This is really just here because I know a certain other writer at this site likes Liverpool. Swansea 1-0 Liverpool: Last-place Swans shock Reds – ProSoccerTalk

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