NEW YORK (Sunday, December 10, 2017) – Major League Soccer today announced the list of players available for selection in the 2017 MLS Expansion Draft. The Los Angeles Football Club will have the opportunity to select up to five players during the Expansion Draft as they prepare for their 2018 debut. A list of 309 players are available.
The 2017 MLS Expansion Draft will be covered live on MLSsoccer.com on Tuesday, Dec. 12, beginning at 2 p.m. ET.
Once one player has been selected from a team’s unprotected roster, that team may not lose any further players (all additional players from that team become ineligible for selection).
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PLAYERS AVAILABLE FOR SELECTION IN 2017 MLS EXPANSION DRAFT
* indicates the player is eligible for Free Agency
A total of 40 MLS players are eligible for Free Agency. Starting at 3 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Dec. 12, Free Agents may engage in negotiations with MLS clubs outside of their previous club.
Players 28 years of age and older with eight MLS service years who are out of contract, or have had their option declined, are eligible for Free Agency in 2017, allowing them the freedom to negotiate a new contract with any MLS club, including their previous club, subject to certain restrictions. A player has fulfilled a year of service if they were on a club’s roster prior to Aug. 15 or played in at least one regular season or postseason game in the relevant year subject to USL loan exceptions.
PLAYERS ELIGIBLE FOR FREE AGENCY (alphabetical by club)