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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 3 pm ET.


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
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
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
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
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 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
Sunny
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