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Major Link Soccer: Arsenal getting Mikel Arteta as manager

Supposedly City and Arsenal have to an agreement to let the former Gunner leave the Citizens and coach the Gunners.

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Some MLS rumors, a former Premier Leaguer sentenced for a disgusting crime, Gigi Buffon setting records, and the Brazilian phenom that is changing everything.

MLS/USL

Could we see the first ever Toronto derby? 2020 Canadian Championship Schedule and Format Released - Waking The Red

Will the Argentine center back move this offseason? Report: Club Tijuana seek Leandro Gonzalez Pirez transfer - Dirty South Soccer

A Liga MX star could soon be a Columbus Crew player, with Lucas Zelarayan linked for a club-record fee that approaches $8 million. Reports: Columbus Crew prepared to land Lucas Zelarayan with club-record transfer fee | MLSsoccer.com

With Club Leon sizing up a new keeper, Yarbrough is expendable. Report: Houston Dynamo chasing former USMNT goalkeeper William Yarbrough | MLSsoccer.com

NWSL

The Spirit’s run of new additions continues with a regular for the Nadeshiko. Washington Spirit sign Japanese national team attacker Kumi Yokoyama - Black And Red United

USA

Read Carlos Cordeiro’s end of the year letter on US Soccer and what the federation is doing forward. Focused on the Future

World

She’s only 10 years old, but she’s already forced federations to change their rules, trained with the Brazil senior team, and wowed Marta. Jujugol, Brazil’s phenom-pioneer - FIFA.com

One of the best keepers of all time grabs another record. Gianluigi Buffon equals Paolo Maldini’s Serie A appearance record - BBC Sport

Just never, I repeat never do this. Why I need to say that?? Former Premier League striker Neil Shipperley has been given a 12-month community order after he masturbated in front of a mother and her daughter. Ex-Premier League striker sentenced for public masturbation

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil is removed from China’s version of the video game following his criticism of China’s treatment of Uighur Muslims. Mesut Ozil: Arsenal midfielder removed from Pro Evolution Soccer 2020 in China - BBC Sport

The agreement allows the Gunners to hire Mikel Arteta as their new manager. Mikel Arteta: Man City yet to agree compensation with Arsenal - BBC Sport

The club is pulling out over human rights concerns, including one official saying they should not support ‘such a brutal dictatorship.’ FC Cologne pull out of deal to run football academy in China | Football | The Guardian

Maybe the price is why they do not have a buyer just yet... Exclusive: Tottenham hold out for world record £25m-a-year deal to sell stadium naming rights but no buyer imminent

The International Champions Cup is poised to have a reduced format in 2020 due to the presence of an expanded 24-team European Championship and the 12-team Copa. International Champions Cup poised to have smaller tournament in 2020 | SportBusiness

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9:30 AM - Groningen v. Utrecht - KNVB Beker - FS2

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