February 24 US Paper Talk: Bayern Munich striker admits MLS move remains a possibility

Robert Lewandowski’s comments will make Los Angeles’ teams ears prick up; Toronto FC in for challenging season.

SOCCER: Robert Lewandowski says the improvement in quality in MLS may make a move there in the future more viable.

"I know a lot about MLS because a few Polish players and also German players played there and they talk to me about the life there, but also about MLS.

"They say that every year there is a step up [in the league's quality].

The Bayern Munich forward's wife, Anna Lewandowska, has previously said she would like him to end his career playing for a Los Angeles-based club so the couple can develop their brand there. (CBS Sports)

SOCCER: Former Seattle Sounders defender Kelvin Leerdam wants to stay in MLS. The Dutchman is a free agent after Seattle sounders opted not to renew his contract. (mlssoccer.com)

SOCCER: Orlando City defender Jonathan Suarez has been arrested on a charge of sexual battery. (Orlando Sentinel)

SOCCER: Liverpool's Sadio Mane says he is missing the interaction with fans that COVID-19 protocols have brought. (New York Times)

Sadio Mane admits he is missing the interaction with fans this season
Sadio Mane admits he is missing the interaction with fans this season

SOCCER: Lautaro Giannetti did not train with Velez Sarsfield yesterday, with his move to Atlanta United now complete, pending final paperwork. (The Athletic)

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SOCCER: Toronto FC goalkeeper Quentin Westberg admits it is going to be a "challenging" season with the franchise still unsure where they will be playing their home games. (Toronto Sun)

Toronto FC goalkeeper Quentin Westberg
Toronto FC goalkeeper Quentin Westberg

BASKETBALL: Dallas Mavericks have no interest in trading Kristaps Porzingis and have not entered into talks with any other team regarding his availability. (Dallas Morning News)

BASEBALL: New Oakland A's closer Trevor Rosenthal said the franchise's continued pursuit of him, even after the additions of Sergio Romo and Yusmeiro Petit, persuaded him their ambitions matched his own. (San Francisco Chronicle)