TFC notebook: Reds' rebuild a 'work in progress'

John Herdman preached patience when asked about Toronto FC retooling its roster during his first media availability of 2024.

TFC notebook: Reds' rebuild a 'work in progress'

Toronto FC players reported to the BMO Training Ground this past weekend to undergo medicals prior to the start of pre-season. Before the team travels to Florida this week for the first leg of training camp, John Herdman spoke to local reporters for the first time in 2024 on Monday.

Here are some news and notes from Monday's media availability at the BMO Training Ground.

Toronto FC begins pre-season training camp

TFC departs for Palm Beach on Tuesday and will train there for the first part of training camp. While in Florida, the Reds will play an exhibition match against Nashville SC on Feb. 2.  

The team then returns to Toronto after the Nashville match before heading to Santa Barbara, California on Feb. 8. for the second leg of pre-season. While there TFC will play the Columbus Crew (Feb. 10), Real Salt Lake (Feb. 14) and Los Angeles FC (Feb. 17).