Well here’s another rumor from the mill. With no further news on the Ola Kamara front, it appears the Rapids have directed their interest at Romanian striker Claudiu Keșerü, story here via Burgundy Wave.
According to Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy, he has not had any discussions about Tommy Smith and his rumored move to MLS, story here from Ipswich Star website.
Last week it was announced that the Rapids have interest in the 27 year old defender from New Zealand.
Finally the interim tag has been removed from Padraig Smith’s role as interim GM, which he has held since mid summer. Smith will hold the position of executive vice president. Wayne Brant who has been heavily involved in the remaking of this club along with Smith has been promoted to senior v.p. of business operations, full story here.
Other front office moves announced are, Fran Taylor is the new assistant GM. On the technical side the hiring of Chad Kolarcik to the position of head of sports science and performance.
Could the Rapids have found their promised striker this off season?
The Rapids are showing interest in Columbus Crew SC striker Ola Kamara and are apparently right now the front runners in their pursuit of him, story here.
Earlier today the Rapids announced the addition of Edgar Castillo and Jack Price, click here. Price arrives from Wolverhampton and Castillo on loan from Monterrey of Liga MX.
The Rapids held a pop up player announcement and introduction for supporters this afternoon, first announcing the event this morning on social media.
More from the Express & Star on Jack Price’s move here.
More from the Denver Post here.
Welcome Jack & Edgar!
Rapids are looking to add another defender to the roster according to TWTD.co.uk twitter account.
The move is expected to be finalized this week as Smith was not on the today’s roster against Sheffield United.
More from the Ipswich Star website, here.
Smith would be the third New Zealand national team member reunited with his former manager Anthony Hudson this off season with the Rapids.
Reported earlier today by Washington Post Soccer Insider Steven Goff, the Rapids are in advanced talks with midfielder Jack Price.
More from the local Express & Star website, here.
FINALLY! MLS and the Rapids release the schedule for the 2018 campaign, click here. Noted changes, the home opener originally scheduled for March 3rd against the Chicago Fire has now been rescheduled for June 13th due to the Rapids participation in CONCACAF Champions League play. The Rapids home opener will now be against Sporting Kansas City on March 24th.