Report: Chicago could add ex-BVB winger Błaszczykowski

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The Chicago Fire may up the ante when it comes to the race for Major League Soccer’s Eastern Conference.

A Polish report claims that the Fire are closing in on the signing of Jakub Blaszczykowski, who left Borussia Dortmund for Wolfsburg last year and is ready to make a new move.

Blaszczykowski, 31, was linked with the Fire before he made his move across Germany, and Wolfsburg is believed to be ready to move on from the midfielder.

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There’s no guarantee that any player immediately adapts to a new league, but Blaszczykowski to MLS seems like a match made in Heaven.

Getting way ahead of ourselves, here’s how the Fire could line up. For a game. In MLS.


Polster — Meira — Kappelhof — Vincent

Schweinsteiger — McCarty

De Leeuw

Błaszczykowski — Nikolic — Accam