2. The USL's Charlotte Independence signed 18-year-old forward Zyen Jones, who spent the 2018-19 season with Schalke 04's U-19s after leaving the Atlanta United academy
with which he won the 2017 Development Academy U-15/16 national title. Jones played for the USA in the 2017 Concacaf U-17 Championship.
3. The Philadelphia Union signed its first-ever Spanish-language broadcast deal, partnering with UniMas affiliate WFPA to air four matches, beginning with Saturday's game against Montreal. The broadcasts will be anchored by Andres Quinones and Marvin Rivera.