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Which MLS players will be spared Expansion Draft drama? Protected lists revealed Monday

You know the Expansion Draft date (this Wednesday, Dec. 10 at 2 pm ET), you know the teams participating (New York City FC and Orlando City SC) and you know the Expansion Draft rules.

What we don't know is specifically which players will be available for selection by the 2015 expansion sides. Until Monday afternoon, that is.

That's when the league is expected to publish the list of 11 players protected by each of the 18 clubs, in addition to the current Generation adidas players and Homegrown players who receive automatic protection.

Everyone else will be fair game for all the mock drafts that will be held between now and Wednesday at 2 pm ET.

Which big names are you expecting to see unprotected and available for selection by NYCFC or OCSC? Let us know in the comments section below.

 


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