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Musket Rounds: Ranking the MLS transfer window winners, plus more daily links

Nine stories worth reading from the week in soccer.

MLS: Los Angeles Galaxy at Orlando City SC
Orlando City made SC ranks fifth in Kurt Larson’s list of transfer window winners.
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During a busy stretch of midweek matchups and international transfers, Orlando City SC (and several other clubs) made key acquisitions, the U.S. Women’s National Team released plans for a mid-summer tournament and Bastian Schweinsteiger expressed frustration about his transition to MLS.

Read about that and more in this week’s edition of Musket Rounds.

Revolution News

Revolution welcome back Gershon Koffie / The Bent Musket

Less than four months after signing with Hammarby IF, the Ghanaian midfielder has returned to Foxboro on loan.

Can the Revolution get it right vs. Real Salt Lake? / mlssoccer.com

Winless in five straight, the Revs will look to get back on track this weekend against a reeling RSL squad.

Breakers News

Breakers waive goalkeeper Libby Stout / The Bent Musket

Injuries derailed the 26-year-old keeper’s career in Boston.

Major League Soccer News

Ranking the MLS transfer window winners / mlssoccer.com

From five to one, Kurt Larson grades the biggest movers and shakers during the primary transfer window.

MLS rivalries should depend on history, not just geography / FourFourTwo

Is it time for MLS fans to expand their view of intraleague rivalries?

Which MLS clubs sport the most depth? / mlssoccer.com

Ranking the deepest teams in Major League Soccer.

Bastian Schweinsteiger frustrated by transition to MLS / FourFourTwo

The German midfielder is still adjusting to MLS: “It's different than in Europe, but you have to take things as they are.”

U.S. Soccer News

USNWT to host inaugural Tournament of Nations this summer / ussoccer.com

The defending World Cup champs will host three nations during a mini, week-long tournament.

Expectations high for Gedion Zelalem ahead of World Cup / Stars and Stripes FC

Tab Ramos expects the young midfielder to serve as a difference maker during the U-20 World Cup in South Korea.