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MLS boss talks Minnesota expansion potential

Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber is aware of a clause in the recently-approved financing plan for a new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings that gives the team sole discretion to host any major league soccer team in that stadium. He sees potential for an MLS team here.
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Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber is aware of a clause in the recently-approved financing plan for a new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings that gives the team sole discretion to host any major league soccer team in that stadium. He sees potential for an MLS team here.

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