Roster Moves: Major League Soccer 2020

The Chicago Fire acquired Slovenian national team striker Robert Beric from French club St. Etienne as its first Designated Player signing of the 2020 season.

Saturday, January 18
Chicago. Acquired FW Robert Beric from St. Etienne (FRA) as Designated Player for transfer fee.
 

Friday, January 17
Atlanta United. Signed DF Edgar Castillo from New England Revolution as free agent.
Chicago. Signed MF Mauricio Pineda from Univ. of North Carolina as Homegrown signing.
Columbus. Signed MF Sebastian Berhalter from Univ. of North Carolina as Homegrown signing.
Orlando City.
Acquired GK Pedro Gallese from Veracruz (MEX) for transfer fee using TAM.
Sporting KC. Signed GK Tim Melia to contract extension.

Thursday, January 16
Colorado.
Acquired MF Braian Galvan from Colon (ARG) for transfer fee in move to take effect in July.
Minnesota United. Acquired GK Tyler Miller from LAFC for $150,000 in 2020 GAM and $50,000 in 2021 TAM.

Vancouver. Acquired DF Cristian Gutierrez from Colo Colo (CHI) as free agent.

Wednesday, January 15
Colorado. Acquired MF Younes Namli from
FC Krasnodar (RUS) as Designated Player on a two-year loan with an option to buy.
LA Galaxy. Signed GK Eric Lopez from LA Galaxy II as Homegrown signing.
LAFC. Acquired GK Kenneth Vermeer from Feyenoord (NED) for transfer fee using TAM.
Montreal. Acquired FW Ballou Tabla from Barcelona (ESP) on permanent transfer.
Nashville SC. Acquired MF Tah Brian Anunga from Charleston Battery for transfer fee.
Real Salt Lake. Signed FW Milan Iloski from UCLA as Homegrown signing.

Tuesday, January 14
Chicago. Released DF Marcelo.
Colorado. Acquire MF Nicolas Benezet from Guingamp (FRA) for transfer fee using TAM after acquiring his MLS rights from Toronto FC for $50,000 in GAM and $50,000 in conditional GAM.
Columbus. Signed MF Aidan Morris from Indiana Univ. as Homegrown Player.
D.C. United. Signed MF Edison Flores from Morelia (MEX) as Designated Player for transfer fee.
Montreal. Acquired DF Joel Waterman from Cavalry FC for transfer fee.
NY Red Bulls. Signed DF John Tolkin as Homegrown Player.
Seattle. Signed DF Shane O'Neill from Orlando City as free agent.

Monday, January 13
Houston. Signed GK Marko Maric from Hoffenheim (GER) for transfer fee using TAM.
LAFC. Signed MF Jose Cifuentes from America de Quito (ECU) for transfer fee using TAM after trading $100,000 in GAM to Orlando City for his Discovery rights.
Orlando City. Acquired MF Junior Urso from Corinthians (BRA) for transfer fee (designation of Designated Player or TAM signing to be determined).

Atlanta United

Who's in ...
DF Brooks Lennon (Real Salt Lake, trade), MF Emerson Hyndman (Bournemouth, permanent transfer), DF Anton Walkes (Portsmouth/ENG, transfer), DF Fernando Meza (Tijuana/MEX, transfer), DF Edgar Castillo (New England Revolution, free agent).

Who's out ...
MF Chris Goslin (free agent), MF Jose Hernandez (free agent), MF Justin Meram (MLS free agent), FW Patrick Okonkwo (free agent), DF Florentin Pogba (free agent), DF Mikey Ambrose (Inter Miami, MLS Re-Entry Process, Stage 1), MF Kevin Kratz (free agent), DF Brek Shea (MLS free agent), DF Michael Parkhurst (retired), FW Brandon Vazquez (Nashville SC, Expansion Draft), FW Dion Pereira (released), DF Leandro Gonzalez Pirez (Tijuana/MEX, transfer).

2020 MLS Roster:
Goalkeepers (3): Brad Guzan, Alec Kann, Brendan Moore
Defenders (9): George Bello, George Campbell, Edgar Castillo, Franco Escobar, Jon Gallagher, Brooks Lennon, Fernando Meza, Miles Robinson, Anton Walkes.
Midfielders (8): Mo Adams, Ezequiel Barco, Andrew Carleton, Luiz Fernando, Julian Gressel, Emerson Hyndman, Jeff Larentowicz, Eric Remedi.
Forwards (4): Lagos Kunga, Josef Martinez, Pity Martinez, Tito Villalba.

Chicago Fire

Who's in ...
MF Alvaro Medran (Valencia/SPA, free agent), DF Nicholas Slonina (Homegrown signing), MF Mauricio Pineda (Univ. of North Carolina, Homegrown signing), FW Robert Beric (St. Etienne/FRA, transfer).

Who's out ...
DF Diego Campos (free agent), GK Stefan Cleveland (Seattle Sounders, trade), DF Elliott Collier (free agent), MF Nicolas Gaitan (free agent), FW Aleksandar Katai (free agent), MF Cristian Martínez (free agent), FW Amando Moreno (New Mexico United, free agent), GK David Ousted (free agent), GK Richard Sanchez (Sporting KC, MLS Re-Entry Process, Stage 1), FW Nemanja Nikolic (MLS rights retained), DF Bastian Schweinsteiger (retired), DF Marcelo (released).

2020 MLS Roster:
Goalkeepers (2): Kenneth Kronholm, Gabriel Slonina.
Defenders (5): Jonathan Bornstein, Francisco Calvo, Johan Kappelhof, Andre Reynolds II, Nicholas Slonina.
Midfielders (8): Micheal Azira, Brandt Bronico, Raheem Edwards, Przemysaw Frankowski, Jeremiah Gutjahr, Fabian Herbers, Alvaro Medran, Djordje Mihailovic.
Forwards (2): Robert Beric, CJ Sapong.

FC Cincinnati

Who's in ...
FW Brandon Vazquez (Nashville SC, trade), MF Haris Medunjanin (Philadelphia Union, Waivers Process),  DF Saad Abdul-Salaam (Seattle Sounders, MLS Free-Entry Process, Stage 2), DF Zico Bailey (Helsingor/DEN, transfer), DF Tom Petterson (Ostersunds FK/SWE, free agent), FW Yuya Kubo (Gent/BEL, transfer)

Who's out ...
MF Corben Bone (Louisville City, free agent), DF Justin Hoyte (free agent), MF Roland Lamah (free agent), DF Forrest Lasso (Tampa Bay Rowdies, free agent), MF Nazmi Albadawi (North Carolina FC, free agent), MF Derrick Etienne Jr. (NY Red Bulls, loan expired), DF Alvas Powell (Inter Miami, Expansion Draft), MF Blake Smith (San Antonio FC, free agent), MF Emmanuel Ledesma (MLS rights retained),  MF Jimmy McLaughlin (free agent).

2020 MLS Roster:
Goalkeepers (4): Jimmy Hague, Ben Lundt, Spencer Richey, Przemyslaw Tyton.
Defenders (11): Saad Abdul-Salaam, Zico Bailey, Mathieu Deplagne, Greg Garza, Logan Gdula, Andrew Gutman, Nick Hagglund, Hassan Ndam, Tom Petterson, Maikel van der Werff, Kendall Waston.
Midfielders (8): Fatai Alashe, Frankie Amaya, Leonardo Bertone, Allan Cruz, Joseph-Claude Gyau, Tommy McCabe, Haris Medunjanin, Caleb Stanko
Forwards (6): Fanendo Adi, Rashawn Dally, Yuya Kubo, Kekuta Manneh, Darren Mattocks, Brandon Vazquez.

Colorado Rapids

Who's in ...
DF Lalas Abubakar (Columbus Crew, trade), DF Auston Trusty (Philadelphia Union, trade), DF Drew Moor (Toronto FC, MLS free agent), MF Nicolas Benezet (Guingamp/FRA, transfer), MF Younes Namli (FC Krasnodar/RUS, loan), MF Braian Galvan (Colon/ARG).

Who's out ...
MF Dillon Serna (free agent), DF Kofi Opare (free agent), DF Sam Raben (free agent), DF Tommy Smith (free agent), GK Tim Howard (retired), DF Axel Sjoberg (Columbus Crew, waivers).

2020 MLS Roster:
Goalkeepers (2): Clint Irwin, Andre Rawls.
Defenders (10): Lalas Abubakar, Sebastian Anderson, Kortne Ford, Drew Moor, Abdul Rwatubyaye, Keegan Rosenberry, Auston Trusty, Sam Vines, Danny Wilson, Deklan Wynne.
Midfielders (7): Kellyn Acosta, Cole Bassett, Nicolas Benezet, Braian Galvan, Nicolas Mezquida, Younes Namli, Jack Price.
Forwards (7): Matt Hundley, Kei Kamara, Jonathan Lewis, Niki Jackson, Sam Nicholson, Diego Rubio, Andre Shinyashiki.

Columbus Crew

Who's in ...
MF Darlington Nagbe (Atlanta United, trade), DF Axel Sjoberg (Colorado Rapids, waivers), GK Matt Lampson (LA Galaxy, MLS free agent), DF Vito Wormgoor (Brann/NOR, free agent), MF Lucas Zelarayan (Tigres, MEX, transfer), MF Aidan Morris (Indiana Univ., Homegrown signing), MF Sebastian Berhalter (Univ. of North Carolina, Homegrown signing).

Who's out ...
MF Ricardo Clark (MLS free agent), MF Federico Higuain (MLS free agent), FW Romario Williams (Miami FC, free agent), GK Ben Lundgaard (free agent), DF Alex Crognale (Birmingham Legion, free agent), MF David Guzman (Saprissa/CRC, free agent), FW Edward Opoku (free agent), MF Eduardo Sosa (free agent), Luis Argudo (Inter Miami, Expansion Draft), DF Connor Maloney (San Antonio FC, free agent).

2020 MLS Roster:

Goalkeepers (3): Jon Kempin, Matt Lampson, Eloy Room.
Defenders (10): Harrison Afful, Chris Cadden, Waylon Francis, Hector Jimenez, Aboubacar Keita, Jonathan Mensah, Axel Sjoberg, Milton Valenzuela, Josh Williams, Vito Wormgoor.
Midfielders (9): Artur, Sebastian Berhalter, Luis Diaz, Youness Mokhtar, Aidan Morris, Darlington Nagbe, Pedro Santos, Wil Trapp, Lucas Zelarayan.
Forwards (3): Jordan Hamilton, JJ Williams, Gyasi Zardes.

FC Dallas

Who's in ...
FW Fafa Picault (Philadelphia Union, trade), MF Thiago Santos (Palmeiras, transfer), DF Eddie Munjoma (SMU, Homegrown signing).

Who's out ...
MF Eric Alexander (MLS free agent), Cristian Colman (free agent), MF Edwin Gyasi (CSKA Sofia/BUL, loan expired), DF Moises Hernandez (Antigua/GUA, free agent), MF Pablo Aranguiz (Universidad de Chile/CHI, loan)

2020 MLS Roster:
Goalkeepers (3): Jesse Gonzalez, Jimmy Maurer, Kyle Zobeck
Defenders (9): Bressan, Reggie Cannon, Matt Hedges, Ryan Hollingshead, Callum Montgomery, Eddie Munjoma, Johnny Nelson, Bryan Reynolds, Reto Ziegler.
Midfielders (10): Bryan Acosta, Michael Barrios, Edwin Cerrillo, Jacori Hayes, Santiago Mosquera, Paxton Pomykal, Thomas Roberts, Thiago Santos, Dante Sealy, Brandon Servania.
Forwards (6): Francis Atuahene, Jesus Ferreira, Zdenek Ondrasek, Ricardo Pepi, Fafa Picault, Ema Twumasi.

D.C. United

Who's in ...
MF Yamil Asad (Velez Sarsfield/ARG, free agent), MF Moses Nyeman (Homegrown signing), GK Bill Hamid (FC Midtjylland/DEN, permanent transfer), MF Edison Flores (Morelia/MEX, transfer).

Who's out ...
MF Antonio Bustamante (free agent), DF Marquinhos Pedroso (free agent). DF Leonardo Jara (Boca Juniors/ARG, loan expired), MF Luciano Acosta (out of contract), Quincy Amarikwa (MLS free agent), DF Jalen Robinson (free agent), FW Wayne Rooney (Derby County/ENG, transfer), MF Lucas Rodriguez MLS rights retained), MF Gordon Wild (MLS rights retained), MF Chris Durkin (Sint-Truiden/BEL, on loan).

2020 MLS Roster:
Goalkeepers (3): Earl Edwards Jr., Bill Hamid, Chris Seitz.
Defenders (6): Steven Birnbaum, Frederic Brillant, Oniel Fisher, Joseph Mora, Chris Odoi-Atsem, Donovan Pines.
Midfielders (10): Paul Arriola, Yamil Asad, Emmanuel Boateng, Russell Canouse, Felipe, Edison Flores, Junior Moreno, Moses Nyeman, Ulises Segura, Griffin Yow.
Forwards (1): Ola Kamara.

Houston Dynamo

Who's in ...
MF Darwin Quintero (Minnesota United, trade), DF Victor Cabrera (Montreal Impact, trade), DF Zarek Valentin (Nashville SC, trade), MF Marcelo Palomino (Homegrown signing), GK Marko Maric (Hoffenheim/GER, transfer).

Who's out ...
MF Eric Bird (FC Tulsa, free agent), MF Juan David Cabezas (free agent), GK Tyler Deric (MLS free agent), DF A.J. DeLaGarza (Inter Miami, MLS free agent), DF Kevin Garcia (MLS rights retained), GK Joe Willis (Nashville SC, trade), DF DaMarcus Beasley (retired).

2020 MLS Roster:
Goalkeepers (2): Marko Maric, Michael Nelson.
Defenders (9): Jose Bizama, Victor Cabrera, Maynor Figueroa, Alejandro Fuenmayor, Sam Junqua, Adam Lundkvist, Erik McCue, Kiki Struna, Zarek Valentin.
Midfielders (8): Darwin Ceren, Boniek Garcia, Nico Hansen, Tomas Martinez, Tommy McNamara, Marcelo Palomino, Memo Rodriguez, Matias Vera.
Forwards (6): Alberth Elis, Mauro Manotas, Ronaldo Pena, Darwin Quintero, Christian Ramirez, Michael Salazar.

Inter Miami

2020 MLS Roster:
Goalkeepers (4): Drake Callender (Univ. of California), John McCarthy (Tampa Bay Rowdies), Bryan Meredith (Seattle Sounders), Luis Robles (NY Red Bulls).
Defenders (9): Mikey Ambrose (Atlanta United), A.J. DeLaGarza (Houston Dynamo), Grant Lillard (Chicago Fire), Christian Makoun (Zamora FC/VEN), Dylan Nealis DF (Georgetown Univ.), Alvas Powell (FC Cincinnati), Ben Sweat (NYCFC), Roman Torres (Seattle Sounders), Denso Ulysse (Tacoma Defiance).
Midfielders (7): George Acosta (Austin Bold), Luis Argudo (Columbus Crew), Jay Chapman (Toronto FC), Lee Nguyen (LAFC), David Norman Jr. (Vancouver Whitecaps), Matias Pellegrini (Estudiantes de La Plata/ARG), Victor Ulloa (FC Cincinnati).
Forwards (4): Juan Agudelo (Toronto FC), Julian Carranza (Banfield/ARG), Julian Kiesewetter (El Paso Locomotive), Robbie Robinson (Clemson Univ.).

LA Galaxy

Who's in ...
DF Danilo Acosta (Real Salt Lake, Waivers Process), MF Sacha Kljestan (MLS free agent, Orlando City), MF Aleksandar Katai (Chicago Fire, free agent), DF Fernando Insua (VfB Stuttgart/GER, free agent), GK Eric Lopez (LA Galaxy II, Homegrown signing).

Who's out ...
FW Zlatan Ibrahimovic (AC Milan/ITA, free agent), FW Bradford Jamieson IV (free agent), MF Favio Alvarez (UNAM/MEX, free agent), DF Hugo Arellano (free agent), MF Servando Carrasco (MLS free agent), DF Tomas Hilliard-Arce (free agent), MF Juninho (MLS free agent), GK Matt Lampson (Columbus Crew, MLS free agent), MF  Joao Pedro (free agent), MF Uriel Antuna (Man. City/ENG, loan expired), FW Chris Pontius (retired), MF Romain Alessandrini (MLS rights retained), DF Diego Polenta (MLS rights retained).

2020 MLS Roster:
Goalkeepers (3): David Bingham, Eric Lopez, Justin Vom Steeg.
Defenders (8): Danilo Acosta, Julian Araujo, Rolf Feltscher, Giancarlo Gonzalez, Fernando Insua, Jorgen Skjelvik, Daniel Steres, Diedie Traore.
Midfielders (8): Efrain Alvarez, Joe Corona, Emil Cuello, Jonathan dos Santos, Aleksandar Katai, Perry Kitchen, Sacha Kljestan, Sebastian Lletget.
Forwards (2): Cristian Pavon, Ethan Zubak.

LAFC

Who's in ...
FW Danny Musovski (Reno 1868, transfer), MF Francisco Ginella (Montevideo Wanderers/URU, transfer), MF Jose Cifuentes (America de Quito/ECU, transfer), GK Kenneth Vermeer (Feyenoord/NED, transfer).

Who's out ...
DF Lamar Batista (free agent), MF Javier Perez (free agent), MF Peter-Lee Vassell (free agent), DF Steven Beitashour (MLS free agent), MF Lee Nguyen (Inter Miami, Expansion Draft), GK Tyler Miller (Minnesota United, trade), FW Rodolfo Zelaya (released).

2020 MLS Roster:
Goalkeepers (2): Pablo Sisniega, Kenneth Vermeer.
Defenders (8): Tristan Blackmon, Mohamed El-Munir, Jordan Harvey, Dejan Jakovic, Diego Palacios, Eddie Segura, Danilo Silva, Walker Zimmerman.
Midfielders (6): Eduard Atuesta, Latif Blessing, Jose Cifuentes, Francisco Ginella, Alejandro Guido, Mark-Anthony Kaye.
Forwards (7): Adama Diomande, Danny Musovski, Adrien Perez, Josh Perez, Brian Rodriguez, Diego Rossi, Carlos Vela.

Minnesota United

Who's out ...
GK Greg Ranjitsingh (Orlando City, Waivers Process), GK Tyler Miller (LAFC, trade).

Who's out ...
DF Carter Manley (free agent), MF Collin Martin (free agent), DF Wilfried Moimbe-Tahrat (free agent), MF Ally Hamis Ng'anzi (free agent), MF Rasmus Schuller (HJK Helsinski, free agent), MF Lawrence Olum (Miami FC, free agent), MF Miguel Ibarra (free agent), GK Bobby Shuttleworth (MLS free agent), GK Vito Mannone (Reading/ENG, loan expired), Abu Danladi (Nashville SC, Expansion Draft), MF Sam Cronin (MLS free agent).
 
2020 MLS Roster:
Goalkeepers (3): Greg Ranjitsingh, Tyler Miller, Dayne St. Claire.
Defenders (6): Michael Boxall, Chase Gasper, Brent Kallman, Romain Metanire, Ike Opara, Wyatt Omsberg.
Midfielders (8): Osvaldo Alonso, Hassani Dotson, Thomas Chacon, Ethan Finlay, Jan Gregus, Marlon Hairston, Robin Lod, Kevin Molino.
Forwards (2): Angelo Rodriguez, Mason Toye.

Montreal Impact

Who's in ...
FW Romell Quioto (Houston Dynamo, trade), DF Joel Waterman (Cavalry FC, transfer), MF Ballou Tabla (Barcelona/ESP, permanent transfer).

Who's out ...
DF Bacary Sagna (free agent), GK Jason Beaulieu (free agent), MF Omar Browne (free agent), DF Daniel Kinumbe (free agent), MF Ken Krolicki (free agent), DF Thomas Meilleur-Giguere (free agent), MF Jeisson Vargas (free agent), DF Zachary Brault-Guillard (Lyon/FRA, loan expired), FW Orji Okwonkwo (Bologna/ITA, loan expired).

2020 MLS Roster:
Goalkeepers (3): Evan Bush, Clement Diop, James Pantemis.
Defenders (6): Rudy Camacho, Jorge Corrales, Rod Fanni, Jukka Raitala, Joel Waterman, Karifa Yao.
Midfielders (10): Clement Bayiha, Bojan, Mathieu Choiniere, Lassi Lappalainen, Ignacio Piatti, Samuel Piette, Amar Sejdic, Shamit Shome, Ballou Tabla, Saphir Taider.
Forwards (3): Anthony Jackson-Hamel, Romell Quioto, Maxi Urruti.

Nashville SC

Who's out ...
DF Zarek Valentin (Houston Dynamo, trade), FW Brandon Vazquez (FC Cincinnati, trade).

2020 MLS Roster:
Goalkeepers (2): Joe Willis (Houston Dynamo), Adrian Zendejas (Sporting KC).
Defenders (10): Jalil Anibaba (New England Revolution), Brayan Beckeles (Olimpia/HON), Daniel Lovitz (Montreal Impact), Jimmy Medranda (Sporting KC), Jack Maher (Indiana Univ.), Eric Miller (New York City FC), DF Miguel Nazarit (Once Caldas/COL), Dave Romney (LA Galaxy), Ken Tribbett (Nashville SC/USL), Taylor Washington (Nashville SC/USL).
Midfielders (8): David Accam (Columbus Crew), Tah Brian Anunga (Charleston Battery), Anibal Godoy (San Jose Earthquakes), Derrick Jones (Nashville SC/USL), Matt LaGrassa (Nashville SC/USL), Randall Leal (Saprissa/CRC), Dax McCarty (Chicago Fire), Hany Mukhtar (Brondby/DEN).
Forwards (5): Dominique Badji (FC Dallas), Abu Danladi (Minnesota United), Cameron Lancaster (Nashville SC/USL), Daniel Rios (Nashville SC/USL), Alan Winn (Nashville SC/USL).

New England Revolution

Who's in ...
DF Alex Buttner (Vitesse/NED, free agent), MF Damian Rivera (Homegrown signing), GK Jeff Caldwell (NYCFC, Waivers Process), MF Kelyn Rowe (Real Salt Lake, MLS free agent), DF Seth Sinovic (Sporting KC, MLS free agent), FW Adam Buksa (Pogon Szczecin/POL, transfer), DF Samba Camara (Le Havre/FRA, transfer), DF Henry Kessler (Univ. of Virginia, SuperDraft).

Who's out ...
GK Cody Cropper (free agent), MF Zachary Herivaux (free agent), FW Juan Agudelo (Toronto FC, MLS Free-Entry Process, Stage 2), FW Juan Fernando Caicedo (Inde. Medellin/COL, loan return), DF Edgar Castillo (option declined), FW Brian Wright (Birmingham Legion, free agent), DF Jalil Anibaba (Nashville SC, Expansion Draft).

2020 MLS Roster:
Goalkeepers (3): Jeff Caldwell, Brad Knighton, Matt Turner.
Defenders (9): Alex Buttner, Brandon Bye, Samba Camara, Antonio Delamea, Andrew Farrell, Henry Kessler, DeJuan Jones, Michael Mancienne, Seth Sinovic.
Midfielders (9): Isaac Angking, Luis Caicedo, Scott Caldwell, Diego Fagundez, Nicolas Firmino, Carles Gil, Damian Rivera, Kelyn Rowe, Wilfried Zahibo
Forwards (6): Gustavo Bou, Tajon Buchanan, Adam Buksa, Teal Bunbury, Cristian Penilla, Justin Rennicks.

NYCFC

Who's in ...
DF Tayvon Gray (Homegrown signing), MF Keaton Parks (Benfica/POR, permanent transfer), MF Gedion Zelalem (Sporting KC, free agent),

Who's out ...
DF Ben Sweat (Inter Miami, Expansion Draft), MF Daniel Bedoya (Hartford Athletic, free agent), GK Jeff Caldwell (New England Revolution, Waivers Process), DF Eric Miller (Nashville SC, MLS Re-Entry Process, Stage 1), DF Abdi Mohamed (free agent), MF Ebenezer Ofori (VfB Stuttgart/GER, loan return).

2020 MLS Roster:
Goalkeeper (3): Luis Barraza, Sean Johnson, Brad Stuver.
Defenders (8): Alexander Callens, Maxime Chanot, Tayvon Gray, Sebastien Ibeagha, Ronald Matarrita, James Sands, Joe Scally, Anton Tinnerholm.
Midfielders (7): Justin Haak, Maxi Moralez, Keaton Parks, Alex Ring, Tony Rocha, Juan Pablo Torres, Gedion Zelalem.
Forwards (6): Valentin Castellanos, Heber, Gary Mackay-Steven, Jesus Medina, Alexandru Mitrita, Ismael Tajouri-Shradi.

New York Red Bulls

Who's in ...
GK Kendall McIntosh (Portland Timbers, MLS Re-Entry Process, Stage 1), MF Jared Stroud (NY Red Bulls II, USL signing), MF Chris Lema (NY Red Bulls II, USL signing), DF John Tolkin (Homegrown signing).

Who's out ...
FW Bradley Wright-Phillips (free agent), MF Vincent Bezecourt (free agent), MF Marcus Epps (free agent), MF Derrick Etienne Jr. (free agent), MF Jean Christophe Koffi (free agent), GK Evan Louro (free agent), GK Luis Robles (Inter Miami, MLS free agent), DF Connor Lade (retired), MF Josh Sims (Southampton/ENG, loan expired), DF Michael Murillo (Anderlecht/BEL, transfer fee).

2020 MLS Roster:
Goalkeepers (2): Kendall McIntosh, Ryan Meara.
Defenders (8): Rece Buckmaster, Kyle Duncan, Kemar Lawrence, Aaron Long, Sean Nealis, Tim Parker, Amro Tarek, John Tolkin.
Midfielders (11): Cristian Casseres Jr., Sean Davis, Omir Fernandez, Kaku, Chris Lema. Ben Mines, Alex Muyl, Daniel Royer, Marc Rzatkowski, Jared Stroud, Florian Valot.
Forwards (3): Tom Barlow, Mathias Jorgensen, Brian White.

Orlando City

Who's in ...
DF Ruan (Barra da Tijuca, permanent transfer), MF Andres Perea (Atletico Nacional/COL, loan), MF David Loera (N.C. State, Homegrown signing), MF Jordan Bender (Orlando City B, Homegrown signing), DF Rodrigo Schlegel (Racing Club/ARG, loan), DF Antonio Carlos (Palmeiras/BRA, loan), MF Junior Urso (Corinthians/BRA, transfer), GK Pedro Gallese (Veracruz/MEX, transfer).

Who's out ...
DF Danilo Acosta (Real Salt Lake, loan expired), DF Carlos Ascues (Alianza Lima/PER, loan expired), GK Adam Grinwis (free agent), MF Cristian Higuita (free agent), MF Will Johnson (MLS free agent), MF Sacha Kljestan (MLS free agent, LA Galaxy), MF Cameron Lindley (free agent), DF Shane O'Neill (Seattle Sounders, free agent), MF Dillon Powers (Dundee United/SCO, free agent), GK Greg Ranjitsingh (Minnesota United, Waivers Process), DF Lamine Sane (free agent), FW Josue Colman (Cerro Porteno/PAR, loan), FW Daryl Dike (Univ. of Virginia, SuperDraft).

2020 MLS Roster:
Goalkeepers (3): Pedro Gallese, Brian Rowe, Mason Stajduhar.
Defenders (7): Antonio Carlos, Alex De John, Robin Jansson, Joao Moutinho, Kamal Miller, Rodrigo Schlegel, Kyle Smith.
Midfielders (8): Jordan Bender, David Loera, Sebastian Mendez, Andres Perea, Mauricio Pereyra, Robinho, Uri Rosell, Junior Urso.
Forwards (7): Tesho Akindele, Daryl Dike, Dom Dwyer, Benji Michel, Chris Mueller, Nani, Santiago Patino.
 
Philadelphia Union

Who's in ...
MF Jose Martinez (Zulia FC/VEN, transfer).

Who's out ...
DF RJ Allen (free agent), MF Marco Fabian (free agent), DF Fabinho (free agent), MF Haris Medunjanin (FC Cincinnati, Waivers Process), FW Fafa Picault (FC Dallas, trade), MF Ilsinho (MLS rights retained),

2020 MLS Roster:
Goalkeepers (3): Joe Bendik, Andre Blake, Matt Freese.
Defenders (7): DF Aurelien Collin, Jack Elliott, Raymon Gaddis, Olivier Mbaizo, Mark McKenzie, Matt Real, Kai Wagner.
Midfielders (8): Brenden Aaronson, Alejandro Bedoya, Warren Creavalle, Jack de Vries, Anthony Fontana, Jose Martinez, Jamiro Monteiro, Cole Turner.
Forwards (5): Cory Burke, Michee Ngalina, Kacper Przybylko, Sergio Santos, Andrew Wooten.

Portland Timbers

Who's in ...
DF Dario Zuparic (HNK Rijeka, transfer), DF Jorge Moreira (River Plate/ARG, loan renewed), MF Yimmi Chara (Atletico Mineiro/BRA, transfer).

Who's out ...
DF Claude Dielna (free agent), DF Modou Jadama (free agent), FW Foster Langsdorf (free agent), GK Kendall McIntosh (NY Red Bulls, MLS Re-Entry Process, Stage 1), DF Zarek Valentin (Nashville SC, Expansion Draft), GK Steve Clark (MLS rights retained), MF Cristhian Paredes (MLS rights retained), FW Brian Fernandez (Colon de Santa Fe/ARG, free agent).

2020 MLS Roster:
Goalkeepers (2): Jeff Attinella, Aljaz Ivacic.
Defenders (7): Julio Cascante, Marco Farfan, Larrys Mabiala, Jorge Moreira, Bill Tuiloma, Jorge Villafaña, Dario Zuparic.
Midfielders (11): Dairon Asprilla, Sebastian Blanco, Diego Chara, Yimmi Chara, Tomas Conechny, Andres Flores, Marvin Loria, Andy Polo, Diego Valeri, Eryk Williamson, Renzo Zambrano.
Forwards (1): Jeremy Ebobisse.

Real Salt Lake


Who's in ...
FW Maikel Chang (Real Monarchs, USL signing), MF Everton Luiz (SPAL/ITA, permanent transfer), DF  Alvin Jones (OKC Energy FC, transfer), GK Zac MacMath (Vancouver Whitecaps, trade), FW Milan Iloski (UCLA, Homegrown signing).

Who's out ...
GK Nick Rimando (retired), DF Tony Beltran (retired), GK Alex Horwath (retired), MF Jordan Allen (retired), DF Danilo Acosta (LA Galaxy, Waivers Process), MF Luke Mulholland (free agent), FW Joao Plata (free agent), MF Kyle Beckerman (MLS free agent), MF Kelyn Rowe (New England Revolution, MLS free agent), FW Sebastian Saucedo (UNAM/MEX, free agent), FW Brooks Lennon (Atlanta United, trade).

2020 MLS Roster:
Goalkeepers (3): Zac MacMath, David Ochoa, Andrew Putna.
Defenders (7): Justen Glad, Aaron Herrera, Erik Holt, Alvin Jones, Nedum Onuoha, Marcelo Silva, Donny Toia.
Midfielders (7): Luis Arriaga, Nick Besler, Damir Kreilach, Everton Luiz, Justin Portillo, Pablo Ruiz, Albert Rusnak.
Forwards (7): Corey Baird, Maikel Chang, Milan Iloski, Sam Johnson, Douglas Martinez, Jefferson Savarino, Tate Schmitt, Julian Vazquez.

San Jose Earthquakes

Who's in ...
MF Judson (Avai FC/BRA, permanent transfer), GK Emi Ochoa (Homegrown signing), DF Casey Walls (Homegrown signing), MF Cristian Espinoza (Villarreal/ESP, permanent transfer), DF Tanner Beason (Stanford  Univ., SuperDraft).

Who's out ...
MF Anibal Godoy (Nashville SC, trade), DF Harold Cummings (Union Espanola/CHI, free agent), DF Francois Affolter (free agent), DF Jimmy Ockford (Louisville City, free agent), MF Kevin Partida (Reno 1868, free agent).

2020 MLS Roster:
Goalkeepers (5): Matt Bersano, JT Marcinkowski, Emi Ochoa, Andrew Tarbell, Daniel Vega.
Defenders (9): Jacob Akanyirige, Tanner Beason, Florian Jungwirth, Guram Kashia, Nick Lima, Marcos Lopez, Paul Marie, Tommy Thompson, Casey Walls.
Midfielders (11): Eric Calvillo, Magnus Eriksson, Cristian Espinoza, Luis Felipe, Carlos Fierro, Gilbert Fuentes, Siad Haji, Judson, Vako, Shea Salinas, Jackson Yueill.
Forwards (4): Cade Cowell, Danny Hoesen, Andy Rios, Chris Wondolowski.

Seattle Sounders

Who's in ...
GK Stefan Cleveland (Chicago Fire, trade), DF Shane O'Neill (Orlando City, free agent).

Who's out ...
DF Kim Kee-hee (MLS rights retained), MF Harry Shipp (MLS rights retained), DF Brad Smith (MLS rights retained), DF Saad Abdul-Salam (FC Cincinnati, MLS Free-Entry Process, Stage 2), DF Jonathan Campbell (free agent), MF Victor Rodriguez (free agent), MF Alex Roldan (free agent), FW Luis Silva (free agent), DF Roman Torres (free agent), DF Chad Marshall (retired), GK Bryan Meredith (Inter Miami, Expansion Draft).

2020 MLS Roster:
Goalkeeper (3): Stefan Cleveland, Stefan Frei, Trey Muse
Defenders (5): Xavier Arreaga, Joevin Jones, Kelvin Leerdam, Nouhou, Shane O'Neill.
Midfielders (8): Handwalla Bwana, Emanuel Cecchini, Jordy Delem, Danny Leyva, Nicolas Lodeiro, Cristian Roldan, Harry Shipp, Gustav Svensson
Forwards (5): Will Bruin, Justin Dhillon Jordan, Morris,  Alfonso Ocampo-Chavez, Raul Ruidíaz.

Sporting Kansas City

Who's in ...

GK Richard Sanchez (Chicago Fire, MLS Re-Entry Process, Stage 1), DF Roberto Puncec (HNK Rijeka/CRO, free agent), FW Khiry Shelton (Paderborn/GER, free agent), FW Alan Pulido (Guadalajara/MEX, transfer), DF Amadou Dia (Phoenix Rising, transfer).

Who's out ...
DF Nicolas Hasler (free agent), FW Krisztian Nemeth (free agent), MF Rodney Wallace (MLS free agent), MF Benny Feilhaber (MLS free agent), DF Seth Sinovic (New England Revolution, MLS free agent), MF Gedion Zelalem (NYCFC, free agent), DF Jimmy Medranda (Nashville SC, Expansion Draft).

2020 MLS Roster:
Goalkeepers (3):
Eric Dick, Richard Sanchez, Tim Melia.
Defenders (9): Botond Barath, Matt Besler, Amadou Dia, Andreu Fontas, Jaylin Lindsey, Luis Martins, Roberto Puncec, Graham Smith, Graham Zusi.
Midfielders (7): Gianluca Busio, Cameron Duke, Roger Espinoza, Felipe Gutierrez, Felipe Hernandez, Ilie Sanchez, Wan Kuzain Wan Kamal.
Forwards (7): Gerso Fernandes, Tyler Freeman, Erik Hurtado, Alan Pulido, Johnny Russell, Daniel Salloi, Khiry Shelton.

Toronto FC

Who's in ...
FW Juan Agudelo (New England Revolution, MLS Free-Entry Process, Stage 2).

Who's out ...
DF Drew Moor (Colorado Rapids, MLS free agent), MF Jon Bakero (Phoenix Rising, free agent), MF Aidan Daniels (free agent), DF Ashtone Morgan (MLS free agent), GK Caleb Patterson-Sewell (free agent), FW Ryan Telfer (free agent), MF Nicolas Benezet (Guingamp/FRA, loan expired), FW Juan Agudelo (Inter Miami, trade).

2020 MLS Roster:
Goalkeepers (2): Alex Bono, Quentin Westberg.
Defenders (8): Auro Jr., Laurent Ciman, Julian Dunn, Omar Gonzalez, Richie Laryea, Chris Mavinga, Justin Morrow, Eriq Zavaleta.
Midfielders (11): Michael Bradley, Nick DeLeon, Marky Delgado, Griffin Dorsey, Tsubasa Endoh, Liam Fraser, Erickson Gallardo, Noble Okello, Jonathan Osorio, Alejandro Pozuelo, Jacob Shaffelburg.
Forwards (3): Ayo Akinola, Jozy Altidore, Patrick Mullins.

Vancouver Whitecaps

Who's in ...
FW Lucas Cavallini (Puebla/MEX, transfer), FW Ryan Raposo (Syracuse Univ., SuperDraft), DF Cristian Gutierrez (Colo Colo/CHI, free agent).

Who's out ...
DF Victor "PC" Giro (free agent), DF Brett Levis (free agent), DF  Brendan McDonough (free agent), GK Sean Melvin (Colorado Springs Switchbacks, free agent), DF Scott Sutter (free agent), FW Joaquin Ardaiz (FC Chiasso/SUI, loan expired), MF Lass Bangoura (Rayo Vallecano/SPA, loan expired), FW Anthony Blondell (Huachipato/CHI, transfer), DF Doneil Henry (Suwon Bluewings/KOR, transfer), MF Michael Chirinos (MLS rights retained), DF Erik Godoy (MLS rights retained), GK Zac MacMath (Real Salt Lake, trade).

2020 MLS Roster:
Goalkeepers (2): Maxime Crepeau, Thomas Hasal.
Defenders (6): Ali Adnan, Derek Cornelius, Cristian Gutierrez, Jasser Khmiri, Georges Mukumbilwa, Jake Nerwinski.
Midfielders (6): Michael Baldisimo, Simon Colyn, Jon Erice, Inbeom Hwang, Andy Rose, Russell Teibert.
Forwards (6): Theo Bair, Lucas Cavallini, Fredy Montero, Ryan Rapos, Yordy Reyna, Tosaint Ricketts.
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1 comment about "Roster Moves: Major League Soccer 2020".
  1. Joe Lancello, January 14, 2020 at 3:48 p.m.

    Could you please fix the Minnesota United section so that it says "Who's In" and "Who's Out", rather than two "Who's Out"'s?  It's been this way since the start of the off-season.

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