MLS Transactions Update

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Dec 7, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; New England Revolution owner Robert Kraft poses for a photo with fans in the stands before the 2014 MLS Cup final against the Los Angeles Galaxy at Stubhub Center. Mandatory Credit: Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports

The New England Revolution was the surprise of the league this year. Nobody expected them to make a run all the way to MLS Cup Final. The emergence of Lee Nguyen and the addition of Jermaine Jones have made the Revs even more dangerous and a serious contender for years to come. The one downside is that the team lost Patrick Mullins in the expansion draft. The Revolution will also be hoping to see Diego Fagúndez return to his 2013 form.

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Dec 6, 2013; Kansas City, KS, USA; Real Salt Lake coach Jason Kreis is interviewed during media day in advance of the MLS Cup game against Sporting Kansas City at Sporting Park. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

The “other” New York team even though New York City FC will actually be the only one playing in New York. Jason Kreis took the 2014 MLS season off so he could build NYCFC exactly the way he wants it. Kreis had tons of success while the head coach of Real Salt Lake. The Third Rail and other fans will be hoping he has as much success in New York as he did in Salt Lake.

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