After seven seasons at Columbus, Ghanaian international Harrison Afful moved to Charlotte FC as its first MLS free agent signing. Afful 35, was part of two Crew teams that went to MLS Cup, the 2015 runners-up and 2020 winners, and played for Ghana at the 2014 World Cup.
1. Atlanta United. Acquired GK Dylan Castanheira from Inter Miami for MF Mo Adams.
2. Charlotte FC. Signed DF Harrison Afful from Columbus as free agent.
3. FC Cincinnati. Signed DF Avvas Powell from Philadelphia as free agent.
4. Nashville SC. Acquired DF Josh Bauer from Atlanta United in Stage 1 of Re-Entry Draft.
5. NY Red Bulls. Signed MF Daniel Edelman from NY Red Bulls II as Homegrown Player.