MLS: Free agents can begin search Dec. 8

This will be the first MLS offseason during which it has any kind of free agency -- players 28 years of age and older with eight years of MLS service are eligible -- and the action begins Dec. 8, two days after MLS Cup, when eligible  players are free to negotiate with other teams.

2015-16 MLS Offseason Key Dates:
Monday, December 7
List of all players eligible for Free Agency and Re-Entry Draft made public

Tuesday, December 8

Starting at 1 p.m. ET, free agents may negotiate with other MLS clubs. List of eligible players for the Waiver Draft made public

Wednesday, December 9

Waiver Draft at 4:30 p.m. ET

Thursday, December 10

Starting at 5 p.m. ET, clubs may no longer sign or trade their own Re-Entry eligible players

Friday, December 11

Stage One of the Re-Entry Draft at 3 p.m. ET

Wednesday, December 16

Starting at 11 a.m. ET, clubs may no longer sign or trade their own Re-Entry eligible players

Thursday, December 17

Stage Two of the Re-Entry Draft at 3 p.m. ET

January 7-12, 2016

2016 adidas MLS Player Combine in in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

January 14, 2016

2016 MLS SuperDraft in Baltimore.

January 22, 2016

2016 MLS preseason begins
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