ExtraTime, the Official Podcast of Major League Soccer (MLS)

Andrew is back just in time for a loaded show that features two A-List guests. On the eve of #USAvCAN, US national team debutant Jerome Kiesewetter checks in explain how he went from Berlin to the StubHub Center. Find out why John Brooks may be to thank for Kiesewetter’s emergence, why MLS could be in his future. Plus, the guys discuss Stuart Holden’s retirement, Iker Casillas to NYCFC and more transfer news.

After the break, Peter Vermes joins the guys on for a must-listen Q&A for any MLS fan. He goes into the nitty-gritty details of the Krisztián Németh and Erik-Palmer Brown deals. Don’t miss his thoughts on the nature of transfers in MLS, including details on where those dollars go. Plus, Vermes confirms foreign clubs are sniffing around for managers as well.

In the mailbag, Andrew puts out a call for the best MLS 4-v-4 sides, and the guys plan their ideal MLS man date.

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The transfer window exploded on Monday and the guys break it all down. Andrew is on the injured reserve list, so David and Matt carry the load. What were their takeaways from U.S. Soccer’s rainy victory vs. Iceland? It starts with the new and improved Jozy Altidore, but there is plenty more to unpack. Plus, what to make of the Krisztian Nemeth transfer, an ever-evolving LA Galaxy squad that now reportedly features Nigel De Jong, and two new Designated Player signings in their prime.

Of course, the guys wouldn’t pass up the chance to chat with Red Bulls sporting director Ali Curtis, who discusses Matt Miazga’s move to Chelsea and the big picture as it pertains to MLS. How will the Miazga transfer money be used? How is TAM affecting the league? Plus, how might the sale of young prospects affect the talent pool as a whole?

In the mailbag, the guys assemble MLS 4-v-4 squads, name Dom Leroux's (or Sydney Dwyer's) future World Cup winner, and shine a spotlight on US and Borussia Dortmund phenom Christian Pulisic.

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