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Also: Michael Bradley says his best years are yet to come; Alphonso Davies impressing at Bayern and more!

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Orlando Pride to name Marc Skinner new head coach | Pro Soccer USA
Birmingham City Women FC manager Marc Skinner is set to be named the next Orlando Pride head coach, a league source confirmed to Pro Soccer USA.

Major League Soccer

Report: Atlanta United unwilling to part with Ezequiel Barco amid Independiente interest - Dirty South Soccer
A return home for the 19-year-old Barco isn’t on the cards right now.

Michael Bradley: 'My best years are still in front of me' 01/08/2019
Michael Bradley: 'My best years are still in front of me' - 01/08/2019

Sources: Robinho Barbosa on his way to the Columbus Crew - Massive Report
The Brazilian winger could land in Central Ohio as early as this Tuesday and should be announced soon.

Major League Soccer's 10 can't-miss matchups of 2019
The 2019 Major League Soccer schedule is out, and ESPN FC highlights the 10 matches you can't afford to miss this season.

MLS transfer news: LA Galaxy facing a designated player dilemma as 2019 season approaches |
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is back, but his new contract with the LA Galaxy has left the club facing a real dilemma heading into the new MLS season

Where will Walker Zimmerman play in 2019? He's "hopeful it's LAFC" |

Austin FC expected to be officially recognized as 27th MLS team at celebration - Sports - Austin American-Statesman - Austin, TX
The confetti is locked and the champagne loaded.Austin FC leadership confirmed Tuesday that the team will host what has been termed a “Legendary Announcement” on Jan. 15

FC Cincinnati 2019 MLS season: Tempering expectations for first year
This week in Orlando, Adrian Heath had a chance to deliver advice to FC Cincinnati's head coach Alan Koch in-person.

Stejskal: Te Kloese looking to bring academy closer to LA Galaxy first team |

World Soccer

Losing to Wolves in FA Cup could be "best thing that's ever happened" to Liverpool says Sky pundit - Liverpool Echo
Liverpool are in "an unbelievable position to make history" says man who once stopped them making history!

Real Madrid's Bale did not have to explain early exit to Solari - agent
Gareth Bale was seen leaving the Bernabeu 15 minutes before the end of Real Madrid's 2-0 home defeat to Real Sociedad.

Alphonso Davies already impressing his teammates at Bayern Munich - Bavarian Football Works
We’re just as excited as Phonzy is to see him come into his own at Bayern.

Solskjaer won't get United job by default as Pochettino remains No.1 choice - sources
Manchester United will continue with a thorough process in the search for a new manager despite Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's perfect start as caretaker.