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Around The Forest: Manchester United put in bid for Everton star Romelu Lukaku

Keisuke Honda training in the United States, TFC and Chicago Fire on record run..


Our Five Favorite New Summer Beers in Portland This Year - Willamette Week
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Major League Soccer:

Toronto FC's dynamic duo of Altidore, Giovinco prospering "in a rhythm" |
Jozy Altidore and Sebastian Giovinco again proved deadly for Orlando City SC on Wednesday night. Yet there is no magic formula for their run of success against the Lions, according to Toronto FC skipper Michael Bradley.

Summer 2017 MLS Transfer Window Tracker: Columbus Crew SC |
On July 5, ZeroZero.PT reported that Columbus have made a formal offer to Benfica for 21-year-old Venezuelan attacker Jhon Murillo. Benfica, however, turned down the offer, per the report

Toronto FC, Chicago Fire on historic pace heading into Gold Cup break |
We're just about to head into the Gold Cup break, which will allow plenty of time to dissect and debate the MLS season so far. One thing is already certain, though: Toronto FC and the Chicago Fire are GOOD. And when the dust settles on the regular season, they could end up being historically good.

Keisuke Honda training with Orange County amid links to MLS move - ESPN FC
Japan international Keisuke Honda has been training with Orange County SC during preseason. A free agent since leaving AC Milan at the end of last season, Honda is reportedly a player of interest to several MLS sides.

Vancouver Whitecaps' Yordy Reyna impresses with winner in home debut |
Yordy Reyna came to the Vancouver Whitecaps this offseason as another of Carl Robinson's little-known signings, but one with great pedigree and potential. What Reyna can offer this Whitecaps team was seen in abundance on Wednesday night, as Reyna headed home a powerful 87th-minute winner in a 3-2 home win over New York City FC.

United States:

Perry Kitchen Joins Danish Side Randers FC - Stars and Stripes FC
U.S. international Perry Kitchen has joined Danish Superliga side Randers FC on a two year contract. Kitchen joins Randers on a permanent transfer from Scottish Premier League side Heart of Midlothian F.C. Hearts will not receive compensation for the transfer.

Discuss: Who will win the CONCACAF Gold Cup? Who will win the Golden Boot? |
Welcome to another edition of "Discuss," in which editors debate the topics of the moment in MLS, or, in this case, the upcoming CONCACAF Gold Cup. We asked two questions this time around: Who will win the tournament and who will win its Golden Boot?

The Liverpool Offside Launch Global Boycott of Red Bull GmbH - The Liverpool Offside
In a move that has drawn outrage and recrimination from fans and tabloids, The Liverpool Offside today launched a boycott intended to force the Bundesliga arm of caffeinated beverage brand Red Bull to sell Naby Keïta, the 22year-old Guinean midfielder who remains key to Jürgen Klopp’s summer plans.

Chris Pontius to replace Kenny Saief on Gold Cup roster - Stars and Stripes FC
U.S. Soccer announced today that KAA Gent midfielder Kenny Saief will be replaced on the United States Gold Cup roster due to a groin injury. The injury happened during the USMNT 2-1 win over Ghana in an international friendly. Saief’s injury is bad enough that he will be lost for the entire Gold Cup.


Borussia Dortmund's Neven Subotic would be tempted by U.S. return - ESPN FC
Borussia Dortmund defender Neven Subotic has left the door open for an eventual return to the United States, the country he left as a 17-year-old. Subotic returns to Dortmund following a loan spell at Cologne last season.

Manchester United agree £75m fee with Everton for Romelu Lukaku and end talks over Alvaro Morata - sources - ESPN FC
Manchester United have agreed a £75 million deal to sign Romelu Lukaku, sources close to the Old Trafford club have told ESPN FC, although an Everton source has insisted no deal is in place.

Midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa told he can leave Paris Saint-Germain - ESPN FC
Paris Saint-Germain have told midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa he can leave the club. Ben Arfa, 30, joined PSG last summer after an outstanding season at Nice, and had hoped to make a similar impression at the club he supported as a boy.