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Sacha Kljestan to Orlando, Benny Feilhaber to LAFC, USWNT January roster, and more: Freedom Kicks for January 4, 2018

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Making sense of Sacha Kljestan’s move from Red Bulls to Orlando |
The big news in MLS was Orlando City getting Sacha Kljestan and some allocation money for Carlos Rivas and Tommy Redding.

Sporting KC trades Benny Feilhaber to LAFC | The Kansas City Star
Benny Feilhaber will go to LAFC in exchange for $400,000 in allocation money. Yohan Croizet looks likely to fill his shoes as Sporting Kansas City’s playmaker.

Washington Spirit’s Mallory Pugh joins USWNT squad for Denmark friendly | Black And Red United
Mallory Pugh is cleared from her hamstring injury to participate in the first USWNT camp of the year ahead of their game against Denmark.

Dom Dwyer Signs Three-Year Contract Extension with Orlando City | The Mane Land
Going back to former KC players, Orlando made sure to keep Dom Dwyer in the fold amid rumors pointing to Cyle Larin’s departure.

Age distributions of the top football clubs in Europe | We Ain't Got No History
This is a really neat look at age distribution (young, emerging, prime, post-prime, veteran, bench) among Manchester City, Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham, and Arsenal.

Utah Royals FC sign Iceland international Gunnhildur “Gunny” Jonsdottir | RSL Soapbox
Gunnhildur Jonsdottir has 48 caps for Iceland and has starred in the Norwegian league, and now she’ll be suiting up for the Utah Royals.

A photo tour of D.C. United’s proposed USL stadium site in Loudoun County | Black And Red United
Ryan Keefer took a bunch of photos of D.C. United's proposed training and USL location in Loudoun County.

That’s all I’ve got. Let me know in the comments what you’re reading.