Nicolas Gaitan to Join Bastian Schweinsteiger, Dax McCarty in Chicago Fire Midfield

When the Chicago Fire open their season on Sunday against Zlatan Ibrahimovic and the L.A. Galaxy they will do so with a new player added to the roster. Thursday saw Chinese Super League club Dalian Yifang announce the transfer of Nicolas Gaitan to the Major League Soccer side.

“Nicholas Gaitan joined the US Fireworks Chicago Fire Team. The club expressed its heartfelt gratitude to Gaitan for his contribution to the team during the Dalian period,” the post on the official Dalian website reads.

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Did Barcelona overpay for Lionel Messi?

Lionel Messi

Argentine superstar Lionel Messi has signed a new contract with Barcelona, the club announced on Monday.

While Barcelona did not officially announce details of the new contract, unconfirmed reports say that Lionel Messi will be paid 20 million euros per season, and that his new contract will keep him with Barcelona through the 2018 season.

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