Between players out of contract and those whose options weren't picked up, Western Conference Houston will enter the offseason with 14 players under contract -- and the loan agreements of two of them
expire at the end of the year.
Just five Dynamo players were guaranteed contracts for 2018. In addition, seven had their options picked up.
The club declined contract
options on 11 players: goalkeepers Tyler Deric
and Calle Brown
, defenders Jalil Anibaba
, A.J. DeLaGarza
and Taylor Hunter
, midfielders Ricardo Clark
, Boniek Garcia
, Joe Holland
, Christian Lucatero
and winger Vicente Sanchez
The contracts of Alex
, Eric Alexander
, Dylan Remick
and Joe Willis
expired while midfielder Juan David Cabezas
(Deportivo Cali) and forward Alberth Elis
(Monterrey) were on loan. The
Dynamo has until that date to negotiate a full transfer or extend the loan for each player. 2018 Houston Dynamo Roster:
Adolfo Machado, *Philippe Senderos, *Kevin Garcia, *George Malki, *Leonardo. Midfielders
: Juan David Cabezas (on loan from Deportivo Cali until Dec. 31, 2017),
*Memo Rodriguez, Tomas Martinez, *Charlie Ward. Forwards
: Erick Torres, *Andrew Wenger, Romell Quioto, Alberth Elis (on loan from Monterrey until Dec. 31, 2017), Mauro Manotas.
*2018 options exercised.