“We’re looking everywhere,” Charlotte FC’s director of scouting Thomas Schaling said of the soccer markets the team is looking to tap into.
It’s been exactly one year since Robert Beric choked down a shot of Malort, endearing himself to Chicago Fire fans before he even played a match for the club. The Slovenian striker joined from Saint-Etienne on Jan. 18, 2020, filling the first of three Designated Player openings for the Fire. He had an up-and-down 2020 season that finished on a really strong note.
Joe Mansueto likened Year One of his ownership of Chicago Fire FC to that of the start of a painting and he’s opening his checkbook to ensure there’s no shortage of brushes and paint available. I feel like it’s creating a painting,” he said in an interview with the Chicago Tribune. Last year we got the first coat of the painting down, we got the subjects in the right place.