Here’s your roundup of news in the world of soccer.
- German striker Mesut Ozil is open to playing in MLS once his contract with Arsenal is up this summer. (MLS)
- England is looking at a plan to change the FA Cup tournament (US Soccer Players)
- Manchester City Group has added yet another team to it’s list - Club Bolivar from Bolivia. (MLS)
- Qualifying for FIFA 2022 World Cup has started. Here’s the current status. (FIFA)
- English international, and Arsenal’s top all-time goalscorer Ian Wright has recovered lost career memorabilia. (Balls)
- There are four candidates in the running for February’s US Soccer VP election. (MLS)
- Orlando City’s midfielder Andres Perea has been given FIFA approval to switch affiliation from Columbia to USMNT. (NBC Sports)
- MLS Commissioner Don Garber gave an new update on the status of the league for 2021. (NBC Sports)
- Yet another USWNT star looks to be heading to England - Abby Dahlkemper. (Wash. Post)
- Seattle Sounders’ Jordan Morris is open to moving to Europe during the transfer window. (GOAL)
- KC NWSL has unveiled their new crest and colors, other branding still in the works. (Soc. Stad. Digest)
- NWSL has released the list of players registered for today’s draft. (SoccerWire), one name of interest is Trinity Rodman, the daughter of NBA’s Dennis Rodman (UPI) - The NWSL draft will start at 5 PM Mountain Time, and will be streamed live on Twitch.
- NWSL Commissioner Lisa Baird gave a state of the league press conf. Tuesday, Sacramento expansion team will join in 2022. (Equalizer)
- Finally some news about the RSL sale and DLH. (Deseret News)
Garber said the league's investigation found Dell Loy Hansen engaged in conduct that was "inappropriate for the workplace" and "contrary to the values" of MLS and RSL. Said team has taken over the sale of RSL and is hopeful it can sell the team in 2021.— Paul Tenorio (@PaulTenorio) January 12, 2021
And finally your chuckle for the day.