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D.C. United acquires Oniel Fisher from Sounders, NASL lawsuit, and more: Freedom Kicks for February 7, 2018

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The Black-and-Red are not done dealing.

Happy Wednesday everyone! Tuesday news came through like a tornado, so let’s recap all that went down:

Report: D.C. United acquiring fullback Oniel Fisher | Black & Red United
D.C. United is not done with the acquisitions, trading for Oniel Fisher from the Seattle Sounders. Fisher can play either wingback position, which will provide some quality depth on the back line. They also traded General Allocation Money to Toronto FC for Targeted Allocation Money. Money traded for more money...#PeakMLS

NASL launches new suit against U.S. Soccer board | NBC Sports
....I don’t even know. NASL is still in court trying to sue to keep their league alive.

Premier League ‘in discussions’ about introduction of winter break | ESPNFC
The Premier League is thinking about implementing a winter break into their season. It will be interesting to see how that affects an already loaded England schedule.

Black History Month: Roger Milla introduces swagger to soccer | Stars & Stripes FC
Roger Milla was one of the greatest players ever. And when he scored, he brought swagger to the game. Check out this story and more that I’m doing over at Stars & Stripes FC for Black History Month.

En la Liga MX, proponen detener ascenso y descenso por cuatro años | El Universal
The article is in Spanish, but basically Liga MX is considering ending promotion/relegation in their league after the 2019-2020 season. That would be an interesting development for a lot of people.

Aron Johannsson scores goal, gets injured | Stars & Stripes FC
Man, Aron Johannsson cannot catch a break. He finally scored his first goal for Werder Bremen since 2016 and then got injured in the first half, needing to be subbed off at halftime. Ugh.

Chinese Super League: Has the bubble burst with transfer tax? | BBC
The Chinese Super League instituting a 100% transfer tax on foreign transfers could mean an end to their huge influx of foreign talent. China has been spending money like life is a game of Monopoly lately, but that could be all over.

Sean Rigg leaves Newport two days before Tottenham FA Cup replay to become a tattoo artist | FourFourTwo
Sean Rigg is ready to live out his dream as a tattoo artist, so a couple days before his Newport side takes on Tottenham in a FA Cup replay, he’s leaving the team to start that dream.

U.S. Soccer presidential election: What’s your issue? | Stars & Stripes FC
What’s your number one issue of importance in Saturday’s U.S. Soccer presidential election? Stars & Stripes FC has a poll up where you can vote on what’s important to you.

And, that’s what I got. Hit the comments and let us know what other news was out there!