A Chicago shake-up?

Time is now for troubled, talented Fire

August 28, 2009
GalarcepBy Ives Galarcep, ESPNsoccernet
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In Major League Soccer, where the salary cap is king, the concept of the rich getting richer doesn't necessarily apply in the long term. The better the team you build, the more likely it will need to be taken apart after a few years as contracts expire and players go looking for higher salaries.

It has happened before, with the dismantling of the original D.C. United team, which eventually could no longer afford to keep its squad together after three titles in four seasons ...

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