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January 13, 2014 at 11:50 AM

MLS offseason tracker: Toronto FC makes big moves in Michael Bradley, Jermain Defoe

mls logo newThe MLS offseason has been a wild one, and not just in Seattle.

Toronto FC has made by far the most significant additions, acquiring U.S. men’s national team superstar Michael Bradley and English international Jermain Defoe (both were introduced in a press conference Monday). And that comes after signing Gilberto, a 24-year-old designated player, and former league MVP Dwayne De Rosario.

Keep in mind, the Reds first game this season is March 15 at CenturyLink Field.

Some other key moves? Well, Columbus has acquired the rights to USMNT defender Michael Parkhurst, a former MLS Defender of the Year, from the New England Revolution.

The Galaxy has also beefed up its front line by acquiring forwards Rob Friend (Canadian international) and Samuel (on loan from Fluminense).

After the jump is a team-by-team tracker with some key additions and losses. Be sure to check out the league website for a comprehensive tracker and our Sounders tracker here:

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CHICAGO FIREKey additions: D/M Lovel Palmer, F Harrison Shipp. Key losses: M Joel Lindpere, M Logan Pause, F Maicon Santos, M Daniel Paladini.

CHIVAS USAKey additions: M Mauro Rosales, D Andrew Jean-Baptiste. Key losses: D Mario de Luna, M Edgar Mejia, D Jorge Villafana, M Josue Soto, F Tristan Bowen.

COLORADO RAPIDSKey additions: M Marvin Chavez, D/M Marc Burch. Key losses: D Brian Mullan, F/M Atiba Harris, M Jaime Castrillon, M Jamie Smith.

COLUMBUS CREWKey additions: D Michael Parkhurst, D Waylon Francis, GK Steve Clark, M Daniel Paladini. Key losses: D Chad Marshall, GK Andy Gruenebaum, D/M Danny O’Rourke, M Eddie Gaven, D Glauber.

DC UNITEDKey additions: F Eddie Johnson, F Fabian Espindola, M Davy Arnaud, D Sean Franlin, D Bobby Boswell, D Nana Attakora. Key losses: M Dwayne De Rosario, D Daniel Woolard, F Carlos Ruiz, F Lionard Pajoy, D James Riley, M John Thorrington.

FC DALLASKey additions: M Adam Moffat, M Brian Span. Key losses: M David Ferreira, F Kenny Cooper, D Ugo Ihemelu, M Jackson.

HOUSTON DYNAMOKey addition: D David Horst. Key losses: D Bobby Boswell, F Cam Weaver, F Calen Carr, F Brian Ching, D Mike Chabala.

LA GALAXYKey addition: F Rob Friend, F Samuel, M Baggio Husidic. Key losses: D Sean Franklin, F Jose Villareal, M Pablo Mastroeni, M Laurent Courtois, M Colin Clark.

MONTREAL IMPACTKey additions: None. Key losses: D Alessandro Nesta, M Davy Arnaud, D Zarek Valentin.

NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTIONKey additions: F Charlie Davies, GK Brad Knighton. Key losses: GK Matt Reis, F Chad Barrett, M Juan Toja, M Clyde Simms, M Ryan Guy.

NEW YORK RED BULLSKey addition: M Bobby Convey. Key losses: F Fabian Espindola, D Markus Holgersson, D Heath Pearce, D Brandon Barklage.

PHILADELPHIA UNIONKey addition: M Corben Bone. Key losses: M Michael Farfan, M Kleberson, D Chris Albright.

PORTLAND TIMBERSKey additions: M Steve Zakuani, D Jorge Villafana, GK Andrew Weber. Key losses: D David Horst, D Andrew Jean-Baptiste, M Sal Zizzo.

REAL SALT LAKEKey addition: M/F Jordan Allen. Key losses: M Khari Stephenson, M Yordany Alvarez, D/M Lovel Palmer, GK Josh Saunders, D Brandon McDonald.

SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKESKey additions: F/M Atiba Harris, M Jean-Baptiste Pierazzi, D Shaun Francis. Key losses: M Marvin Chavez, M/D Ramiro Corrales, M Rafael Baca, D Justin Morrow, M Mehdi Ballouchy, D Nana Attakora, D Dan Gargan.

SPORTING KANSAS CITYKey additions: GK Andy Gruenebaum, M Sal Zizzo. Key losses: GK Jimmy Nielsen.

TORONTO FCKey additions: M Michael Bradley, F Jermain Defoe, M Dwayne De Rosario, F Gilberto, M Jackson, D Justin Morrow. Key losses: F Danny Koevermans, F Robert Earnshaw, M Bobby Convey, GK Stefan Frei, F Justin Braun.

VANCOUVER WHITECAPSKey addition: M Mehdi Ballouchy. Key losses: D Lee Young-Pyo, M Jun Marques Davidson, M Daigo Kobayashi, GK Brad Knighton, D Brad Rusin, GK Joe Cannon, F Corey Hertzog.

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