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D.C. United battles Atlanta, Barcelona sues Neymar, and more: Freedom Kicks for August 23, 2017

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Happy United Day everyone! We got a match tonight, so let’s get into the news right meow:

Atlanta looking for revenge in D.C. after break | MLS

Hopefully, the answer is nah as D.C. United takes on Atlanta United tonight at RFK. Be there, and let’s get the sweep against ATL!

Barcelona sue Neymar over world record transfer to Paris St-Germain | BBC

FC Barcelona really is just throwing jello at the wall at this point, suing Neymar for breach of contract in his transfer to Paris St. Germain.

Joevin Jones leaves Sounders without authorization to prepare to play for Trinidad and Tobago in World Cup qualifiers | The Seattle Times

Joevin Jones is in hot water after leaving the Seattle Sounders early, and without permission, to join Trinidad and Tobago for their upcoming World Cup qualifiers. Is his future in Seattle in doubt?

Barcelona preparing fourth £138m bid for Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho | Sky Sports

Yo Barça, come on man. £138m for Philippe Coutinho? Honestly, Liverpool should just take the money just so Barça can realize the level of absurdity they’ve reached.

Eni Aluko accuses England manager Mark Sampson of ‘racist’ Ebola remark | The Guardian

Eni Aluko has accused the England women’s team manager of telling one of his black players to ensure their relatives didn’t bring Ebola to a recent match. Mark Sampson (not the former United States men’s coach) will have some explaining to do.

NYCFC’s Home Game vs Houston Dynamo Relocated to Pratt & Whitney Stadium | NYCFC

Connecticut is Blue? New York City FC gets bumped from their home field because the New York Yankees had to reschedule a rained out game, so the Pidgeons will play the Houston Dynamo in East Hartford.

U.S. international Julian Green faces uncertain future at Stuttgart – source | ESPNFC

Will Julian Green be moving on from Stuttgart? This would be a huge blow to his confidence after leaving Bayern Munich to sign with Stuttgart last season.

Alright, that’s it for now. Hit the comments and see you at RFK tonight. Vamos United!!