ESPN Brazil first reported that the team was set to sign the former Brazilian international to a three-year deal for $2 million per season.
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"I think that part of it was players starting to create little groups, and trying to have their own agendas," Orlando City VP Luiz Mussi said.
Veteran Diego Ribas has reached a final agreement with Major League Soccer club Orlando City on a three-year deal worth $2m per season, sources say.
Orlando City have transfered midfielder Yoshimar Yotun to Liga MX side Cruz Azul, the MLS club announced on Thursday.
LAFC has traded former No. 1 draft pick Joao Moutinho to Orlando SC for Libyan defender Mohamed El-Munir.
Zac MacMath, Maxi Urruti and Tesho Akindele were among the notable names swapping teams in Major League Soccer's half-day trade window on Sunday.
The 49-year-old will head up the organization's soccer operations, a league source has told ESPN FC.
Wayne Estopinal, the founder of the second-tier soccer club Louisville City, was killed in a plane crash in southern Indiana on Friday. He was 63.
The Red Bulls secured their third Supporters' Shield in five years and will start the playoffs next weekend at home after a first-round playoff bye.
Victor Rodriguez had a goal and an assist as Seattle claimed a spot in the Western Conference playoffs with a 2-1 victory on Wednesday night.
Cristian Penilla and Diego Fagundez both scored as the Revolution broke a long home drought with a win over Orlando City.
Santiago Mosquera and Victor Ulloa scored goals six minutes apart midway through the second half to push FC Dallas to a 2-0 win over Orlando City.
Sunday's meeting once seemed a possible playoff preview, but instead now offers a chance to examine how each club squandered a promising season.
The city of Orlando along with Orlando City SC has been chosen to host the 2019 MLS All-Star Game, both the team and MLS announced on Thursday.
Midfielder Felipe Gutierrez scored his first goal in more than five months to lift Sporting Kansas City to a 1-0 victory over visiting Orlando City
Scott Sutter scored at the start of stoppage time Saturday, helping Orlando City to a 2-2 tie with Philadelphia.
All hail the new goal king of MLS. With his match winner vs. Orlando, Atlanta United's Josef Martinez wrote his name in the league's history books.
Josef Martinez broke the Major League Soccer record for goals in a season as Atlanta United defeated Orlando City SC 2-1 in Orlando on Friday night.
Orlando City SC acquired defender Carlos Ascues on loan from Alianza Lima of Peru for the remainder of the season.
Luciano Acosta scored three goals, including a Wayne Rooney-assisted winner, as D.C. United edged Orlando City in dramatic fashion 3-2 on Sunday.