The Black Cats are to link up with DC United in a partnership the club have announced.
Twitter was flooded with tributes following Landon Donovan's announcement that this season will be his last in the game, with many shocked by the LA Galaxy star and ex-Everton loanee's decision.
Ex-Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Kasey Keller is concerned by reports of DeAndre Yedlin's potential move to his former club, believing a lack of playing time could stunt his development.
Seattle Sounders star DeAndre Yedlin could be set for a move to Tottenham.
Thierry Henry received a standing ovation from the MLS All-Star game crowd after being subbed off in the 47th minute, with his side going on to record a 2-1 comeback win over Bayern Munich.
With the MLS season set to wrap up by December, the LA Galaxy and former Everton star has announced this year is his last as a professional footballer.
Bradley Wright-Phillips continued his incredible season with a great strike against Bayern Munich in the MLS All-Star game to help his side to victory.
Tottenham Hotspur have emerged as the sudden favourites to land Seattle Sounders full-back DeAndre Yedlin, following his impressive World Cup performances for the USA this summer.
Portland Timbers defender Liam Ridgewell was so surprised to hear of his late call-up to the MLS All-Star game that he was nearly felled by the news.
Chelsea legend Frank Lampard has joined Manchester City on loan until March.
Aston Villa's Shay Given says he'd be open to a move to MLS at some point in the future, having been impressed by the growth of the league in recent seasons.
Former Everton loanee Landon Donovan was the star performer of week 20 in MLS, grabbing a goal and two assists in the LA Galaxy's 3-0 win over Seattle.
With Frank Lampard's long-awaited move to expansion side New York City FC finally confirmed, what can we expect from the 36-year-old Chelsea legend in MLS next season?