The Fire are bringing in more talent from right in their own backyard.
Monday, the team announced the signing of Northwestern alum and Winnetka native Chris Ritter.
Goalkeeping coach Aron Hyde will return to the Fire for a fifth season, the team announced Thursday. Hyde, 30, will work under new head coach Frank Yallop, who takes over for Frank Klopas.
Fans of Premier League soccer will have a chance to see one the league's top teams in action on this side of the pond.
On Thursday, the Chicago Fire announced they have used their "Homegrown Player" designation to sign forward Harrison Shipp.
Former Fire head coach Frank Klopas signed a three-year deal with the Montreal Impact on Wednesday to become their new head coach and director of player personnel for the club's first team.