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MLS: Dome Torrent departure shows league must change

If you had read the tea leaves, from early on, it was quite clear that the arranged marriage between New York City FC and head coach Dome Torrent was never going to end well.

Torrent arrived in place of the much-loved Patrick Vieira. Vieira left to manage Nice in France, an opportunity to flourish in European football and his home country that he could not turn down. His exit left New York in a spot of bother. They needed a manager, quickly.

Being a part of the City Football Group, a sprawling empire of clubs around the globe, made this easier.