MLS Re-Entry Draft

MLS announces eligible players for Stage One of Re-Entry Draft

On Thursday, Major League Soccer announced the players who are eligible for the 2018 MLS Re-Entry Process. Stage 1 of the Re-Entry Draft will be held Friday at 12 pm PT.

Players who are eligible to be selected in the Re-Entry Draft include:

  • Players who are at least 23 years old and have a minimum of three years of MLS experience whose contract options were not exercised by their clubs. They will be available at their option salary for 2019.
  • Players who are at least 25 years old with a minimum of four years of MLS experience who are out of contract and whose club does not wish to re-sign them at their previous salary. They are available for at least their 2018 salary.
  • Free Agents that choose to participate.

Related: Re-Entry Draft rules

Teams select in the reverse order of their finish during the 2018 season, taking into account playoff performance. The San Jose Earthquakes will hold the first selection and MLS Cup champion Atlanta United will get the 23rd pick. Incoming expansion club FC Cincinnati will have the 24th and final pick.

Players available for selection in Stage 1

Player

Club

Status

Jose Aja

Vancouver Whitecaps FC

Option Decline

Vytas Andriuskevicius

D.C. United

Option Decline

Giles Barnes

Colorado Rapids

Option Decline

Louis Beland-Goyette

Montreal Impact

Option Decline

Joe Bendik

Orlando City SC

Option Decline

Calle Brown

Seattle Sounders FC

Option Decline

Jonathan Campbell

Chicago Fire

Option Decline

Steve Clark

Portland Timbers

Out of Contract

Ashley Cole

LA Galaxy

Option Decline

Drew Conner

Chicago Fire

Option Decline

Michael De Leeuw

Chicago Fire

Option Decline

Nick De Leon

D.C. United

Option Decline

Christian Dean

Chicago Fire

Option Decline

Earl Edwards Jr.

Orlando City SC

Out of Contract

Kevin Ellis

D.C. United

Option Decline

Maynor Figueroa

FC Dallas

Option Decline

Kyle Fisher

Montreal Impact

Option Decline

Luis Gil

Houston Dynamo

Out of Contract

Mike, Grella

Columbus Crew SC

Option Decline

Femi, Hollinger-Janzen

New England Revolution

Option Decline

Clint Irwin

Toronto FC

Option Decline

Adam Jahn

Columbus Crew SC

Option Decline

Dejan Jakovic

LAFC

Out of Contract

Jared Jeffrey

D.C. United

Option Decline

Taylor Kemp

D.C. United

Out of Contract

Matt Lampson

Minnesota United FC

Option Decline

Richie Laryea

Orlando City SC

Option Decline

Ariel Lassiter

LA Galaxy

Option Decline

Wandrille Lefevre

 

Option Decline

Charlie Lyon

LAFC

Option Decline

Calum Mallace

LAFC

Option Decline

Richard Marquez

Philadelphia Union

Option Decline

Enzo Martinez

Colorado Rapids

Option Decline

Aaron Maund

Vancouver Whitecaps FC

Option Decline

Jack McBean

Colorado Rapids

Option Decline

John McCarthy

Philadelphia Union

Out of Contract

Patrick McLain

Chicago Fire

Option Decline

Tommy McNamara

New York City FC

Option Decline

Luke Mulholland

Real Salt Lake

Option Decline

Lawrence Olum

Portland Timbers

Option Decline

Kofi Osei-Opare

D.C. United

Option Decline

Taylor Peay

Real Salt Lake

Option Decline

Demar Phillips

Real Salt Lake

Option Decline

Andre Rawls

New York City FC

Option Decline

Dylan Remick

Houston Dynamo

Option Decline

Tosaint Ricketts

Toronto FC

Option Decline

Carlos Rivas

New York Red Bulls

Option Decline

Quillan Roberts

LAFC

Option Decline

Brian Rowe

Vancouver Whitecaps FC

Option Decline

Michael Salazar

Montreal Impact

Option Decline

Luis Silva

Real Salt Lake

Option Decline

Luis Solignac

Chicago Fire

Option Decline

Stephen Sunday

Real Salt Lake

Option Decline

Brian Sylvestre

LA Galaxy

Option Decline

Donny Toia

Orlando City SC

Option Decline

Johan Venegas

Minnesota United FC

Out of Contract

David Villa

New York City FC

Out of Contract

Jose Villarreal

Orlando City SC

Option Decline

Jared Watts

Houston Dynamo

Option Decline

Travis Worra

D.C. United

Out of Contract

Joshua Yaro

Philadelphia Union

Option Decline

Draft Order

  1. San Jose Earthquakes
  2. Orlando City SC
  3. Colorado Rapids
  4. Chicago Fire
  5. Toronto FC
  6. Minnesota United FC
  7. Houston Dynamo
  8. New England Revolution
  9. Montreal Impact
  10. Vancouver Whitecaps FC
  11. LA Galaxy
  12. Philadelphia Union
  13. D.C. United
  14. FC Dallas
  15. LAFC
  16. Real Salt Lake
  17. Columbus Crew SC
  18. New York City FC
  19. Seattle Sounders FC
  20. Sporting Kansas City
  21. New York Red Bulls
  22. Portland Timbers
  23. Atlanta United
  24. FC Cincinnati