Orlando City SC take a look at Stoke City defender on trial

Orlando City SC are currently taking a look at Stoke City defender Dionatan Teixeira who has arrived in Central Florida as part of a trial spell with the Lions.

The 23-year-old Brazilian-born centre back has actually represented Slovakia at Under-21 level but hasn’t made a breakthrough at the Britannia Stadium since signing from Dukla Banská Bystrica in 2014. Continue reading

Orlando City and D.C. United to fight for another overseas star?

The two clubs battled it out in a long-winded saga to land Antonio Nocerino in the summer and now both Orlando City SC and D.C. United could clash once more for the signature of Gabriel Torres.

That is according to a recent report emerging from Central America which claims the former Colorado Rapids Designated Player could be heading back to Major League Soccer. Continue reading

Orlando City SC to sign Irishman as Collin’s replacement?

A day after Aurélien Collin was traded to New York Red Bulls, it appears Orlando City SC are making moves to sign his replacement with 25-year-old Irish centre back Gavin Gunning being lined up.

As reported by the Evening Telegraph, Gunning has already been told he can leave Scottish Premier League outfit Dundee United with the defender having spent a week-long trial with Adrian Heath’s Lions after falling out of favour with Mixu Paatelainen. Continue reading

Orlando City SC close to adding third Brazilian to their ranks?

There’s a brand new transfer rumour in the world of Orlando City SC and it concerns former Sevilla and Real Madrid striker Julio Baptista who is allegedly close to joining the Lions.

But let’s just wait and see?

According to a report from Brazilian publication Globo Esporte, the 34-year-old is a free agent after being released from his contract with Cruzeiro in December and earlier this March, the forward actually trained with Orlando City SC as a guest ahead of further regaining his fitness in Spain. Continue reading