Even in the offseason, you can barely take a week off. The Max + Vince Podcast is back to take you through a ton of LAFC news. We had transfers, trades, even the MLS scheduled dropped, and, of course, the MLS Expansion Draft. First up, it's the big news. LAFC midfielder Eduard Atuesta is on his way to Palmeiras in Brazil. The Colombian was a pivotal player for LAFC since his arrival in 2018. He joins the back-to-back Copa Libertadores champions. Max and Vince break down the move for Atuesta and LAFC, and the guys talk about what it will take to replace him. Then it's more roster moves. The 2021 MLS Expansion Draft went down and LAFC was a focal point. Tristan Blackmon was selected by expansion side Charlotte FC. But LAFC also gained a player, trading for Ismael Tajouri-Shradi, Charlotte's 5th pick of the draft. Max and Vince go over all the comings and goings before going over the 2022 MLS Schedule - a lot of exciting away days incoming for LAFC supporters. We wrap the episode and the 2021 MVP season with an MVP guest - Tom Bogert of MLSsoccer.com joins Max and Vince. Tom is the go-to guy for transfer news around MLS. His scoops have become legendary around these parts. So, we get a chance to chat with him just as his offseason is heating up and he's got incredible insight into what LAFC is going to be up to over the next couple of months, including talk of a DP and more.
Welcome - 0:00
Atuesta Transfer - 7:50
Expansion Draft - 19:35
LAFC 2022 Schedule - 34:55
Tom Bogert Joins The Show - 39:40