2020 MLS Trade Tracker

There are 12 different ways for your team to sign a new player, but one of the most frequently used is via trade – below is a list of all trades for the 2020 MLS season.

Transaction date: 10/21/2020
NSH NSH receive: Handwalla Bwana (Midfielder). Seattle can receive an additional $25,000 should Bwana hit certain performance-based thresholds for Nashville. Seattle retains a percentage of any further transfer fees should Bwana be transferred outside of MLS.
SEA SEA receive: Jimmy Medranda (Midfielder), $225,000 in General Allocation Money
Transaction date: 10/19/2020
PHI PHI receive: International roster spot for 2020 season
MTL MTL receive: $50,000 in 2020 General Allocation Money
Transaction date: 10/15/2020
ORL ORL receive: International roster spot for 2020 season
MTL MTL receive: $50,000 in 2020 General Allocation Money
Transaction date: 10/13/2020
ORL ORL receive: Discovery rights to Alexander Alvarado (Forward)
RSL RSL receive: $75,000 in 2020 General Allocation Money
Transaction date: 10/9/2020
DC DC receive: 2020 international roster slot
SKC SKC receive: $50,000 in 2021 General Allocation Money
Transaction date: 9/28/2020
SEA SEA receive: Roman Torres (Defender)
MIA MIA receive: Conditional first-round pick in 2021 SuperDraft
Transaction date: 9/28/2020
VAN VAN receive: Evan Bush (Goalkeeper)
MTL MTL receive: Third-round pick in 2021 MLS SuperDraft
Transaction date: 9/19/2020
MIN MIN receive: Kei Kamara (Forward)
COL COL receive: $150,000 in 2021 General Allocation Money (GAM) and a second-round pick in the 2022 MLS SuperDraft
Transaction date: 9/19/2020
DC DC receive: Yordy Reyna (Forward), 2020 international roster spot
VAN VAn receive: $400,000 in 2021 General Allocation Money (GAM)
Transaction date: 9/18/2020
MIN MIN receive: Adrian Zendejas (Goalkeeper)
NSH NSH receive: Fourth-round pick in 2021 SuperDraft. Nashville could receive $100,000 in GAM if Zendejas meets certain performance-based metrics.
Transaction date: 9/8/2020
MTL MTL receive: 2020 and 2021 international roster spot
DC DC receive: $75,000 in 2020 General Allocation Money, $150,000 in 2021 General Allocation Money
Transaction date: 9/8/2020
NE NE receive: Lee Nguyen (Midfielder)
MIA MIA receive: Fourth-round pick in 2021 SuperDraft. Miami could receive $50,000 in GAM if Nguyen meets certain performance-based metrics.
Transaction date: 8/17/2020
CLB CLB receive: Fatai Alashe (Midfielder)
CIN CIN receive: Second-round pick in 2021 SuperDraft. FC Cincy could receive $50,000 in GAM if Alashe meets certain performance-based metrics.
Transaction date: 8/17/2020
HOU HOU receive: Rights to Ariel Lassiter (Forward)
LA LA receive: $50,000 in General Allocation Money. The LA Galaxy could receive up to an additional $100,000 in GAM if Lassiter meets certain performance-based metrics with the Dynamo.
Transaction date: 8/17/2020
HOU HOU receive: Wilfried Zahibo (Midfielder), 2020 international roster slot
NE NE receive: Tommy McNamara (Midfielder), $150,000 in 2020 General Allocation Money, $25,000 in 2021 General Allocation Money
Transaction date: 8/17/2020
NE NE receive: Kekuta Manneh (Forward)
CIN CIN receive: 2020 international roster spot
Transaction date: 8/14/2020
CLB CLB receive: Emanuel Boateng (Midfielder)
DC DC receive: Axel Sjoberg (Defender)
Transaction date: 8/14/2020
CLB CLB receive: Grant Lillard (Defender)
MIA MIA receive: Third-round pick in 2021 SuperDraft
Transaction date: 8/13/2020
NSH NSH receive: Alex Muyl (Midfielder)
RBNY RBNY receive: Nashville’s 2020 and 2021 international picks and an additional $50,000 in GAM in 2021, if Muyl meets certain performance-based metrics.
Transaction date: 8/12/2020
LAFC LAFC receive: No. 1 spot in the MLS Waiver Order
VAN VAN receive: $50,000 in General Allocation Money
Transaction date: 7/8/2020
NE NE receive: Right of first refusal to Matt Polster (Midfielder)
CHI CHI receive: $100,000 in General Allocation Money. The Fire will receive up to $100,000 in future GAM if Polster meets certain performance-based metrics.
Transaction date: 7/1/2020
ATL ATL receive: Discovery rights to Jurgen Damm (Midfielder)
HOU HOU receive: $50,000 in General Allocation Money
Transaction date: 3/4/2020
COL COL receive: Homegrown rights to Will Vint (Midfielder)
ATL ATL receive: Fourth-round pick in 2022 SuperDraft
Transaction date: 3/3/2020
MTL MTL receive: Discovery rights to Victor Wanyama (Midfielder)
NE NE receive: $150,000 in General Allocation Money
Transaction date: 2/26/2020
LAFC LAFC receive: No. 1 spot in MLS Allocation Ranking
NSH NSH receive: $350,000 in combined 2020 and 2021 General Allocation Money, second-round pick in 2022 SuperDraft, No. 24 spot in MLS Allocation Ranking
Transaction date: 2/24/2020
SKC SKC receive: Homegrown rights to John Pulskamp (Goalkeeper)
LA LA receive: $50,000 in General Allocation Money
Transaction date: 2/22/2020
VAN VAN receive: International roster spot
POR POR receive: $165,000 in General Allocation Money
Transaction date: 2/19/2020
CLB CLB receive: Andrew Tarbell (Goalkeeper)
SJ SJ receive: $75,000 in General Allocation Money
Transaction date: 2/12/2020
MIN MIN receive: Rights to Aaron Schoenfeld (Forward)
CLB CLB receive: Second-round pick in 2021 SuperDraft, additional considerations if Schoenfeld meets certain performance-based metrics.
Transaction date: 2/11/2020
NSH NSH receive: Walker Zimmerman (Defender)
LAFC LAFC receive: $600,000 in General Allocation Money, $350,000 in 2021 General Allocation Money, 2020 international roster spot. LAFC will receive an additional $150,000 in GAM in both 2020 and 2021, if Walker meets certain performance-based metrics.
Transaction date: 2/11/2020
MTL MTL receive: International roster spot
POR POR receive: $150,000 in General Allocation Money
Transaction date: 2/11/2020
MIN MIN receive: Raheem Edwards (Midfielder)
CHI CHI receive: Wyatt Omsberg (Defender)
Transaction date: 1/31/2020
MIA MIA receive: Wil Trapp (Midfielder)
CLB CLB receive: $100,000 in General Allocation Money, international roster spot. Crew SC would receive an additional $200,000 in General Allocation Money in 2021 should additional conditions be met. Additionally, in the event Inter Miami CF permanently transfers Trapp to a professional soccer club outside of MLS, Crew SC shall retain a percentage of a future transfer fee.
Transaction date: 1/29/2020
VAN VAN receive: Bryan Meredith (Goalkeeper)
MIA MIA receive: Vancouver's fourth-round pick in the 2021 MLS SuperDraft
Transaction date: 1/21/2020
LAFC LAFC receive: Rights to Bryce Duke (Midfielder)
RSL RSL receive: $50,000 in 2021 General Allocation Money
Transaction date: 1/21/2020
DC DC receive: Julian Gressel (Midfielder)
ATL ATL receive: $650,000 in 2020 Targeted Allocation Money, $100,000 in 2021 Targeted Allocation Money. Additionally, Atlanta can receive up to $350,000 in TAM if Gressel meets certain performance-based metrics with D.C. United.
Transaction date: 1/21/2020
MIN MIN receive: Jacori Hayes (Midfielder)
DAL DAL receive: Third-round pick in 2021 SuperDraft. The third round pick will become a second round pick if Hayes meets certain performance-based metrics next season while with Minnesota. Additionally, FC Dallas could receive up to $100,000 in Targeted Allocation Money (TAM) if Hayes meets certain performance metrics while with Minnesota United next season.
Transaction date: 1/16/2020
MIN MIN receive: Rights to Tyler Miller (Goalkeeper)
LAFC LAFC receive: $150,000 in General Allocation Money, $50,000 in 2021 Targeted Allocation Money
Transaction date: 1/14/2020
COL COL receive: Rights to Nicolas Benezet (Midfielder)
TOR TOR receive: $50,000 in General Allocation Money, additional $50,000 in GAM if Benezet starts 75% of all games in 2020.
Transaction date: 1/13/2020
LAFC LAFC receive: Rights to Jose Cifuentes (Midfielder)
ORL ORL receive: $100,000 in General Allocation Money
Transaction date: 1/9/2020
COL COL receive: Rights to No. 9 pick in 2020 SuperDraft (Jeremy Kelly)
MTL MTL receive: $75,000 in General Allocation Money
Transaction date: 1/9/2020
NSH NSH receive: No. 13 overall pick in 2020 SuperDraft (Elliot Panicco)
NE NE receive: $50,000 in General Allocation Money, $50,000 in conditional General Allocation Money
Transaction date: 1/9/2020
NSH NSH receive: No. 11 overall pick in 2020 SuperDraft (Alistair Johnston)
COL COL receive: $75,000 in General Allocation Money
Transaction date: 1/9/2020
RBNY RBNY receive: No. 10 overall pick in 2020 SuperDraft (Patrick Seagrist)
CHI CHI receive: $100,000 in General Allocation Money
Transaction date: 1/9/2020
DC DC receive: No. 21 overall pick in 2020 SuperDraft and No. 21 selection in 2020 Allocation Ranking
PHI PHI receive: No. 17 selection in 2020 Allocation Ranking and potential $50,000 in General Allocation Money based on performance metrics of DC's No. 21 SuperDraft selection
Transaction date: 12/2/2019
MIA MIA receive: Rights to Juan Agudelo (Forward)
TOR TOR receive: Third-round pick in 2021 SuperDraft
Transaction date: 12/17/2019
RSL RSL receive: Zac MacMath (Goalkeeper)
VAN VAN receive: $50,000 in 2020 Targeted Allocation Money
Transaction date: 12/12/2019
CIN CIN receive: Homegrown rights to Zico Bailey (Defender)
LA LA receive: Fourth-round pick in 2020 SuperDraft (No. 81). Additionally, should Bailey meet certain performance incentives, FC Cincinnati could send an additional $50,000 in General Allocation Money
Transaction date: 12/2/2019
ATL ATL receive: Brooks Lennon (Defender)
RSL RSL receive: $150,000 in General Allocation Money, $150,000 in Targeted Allocation Money
Transaction date: 12/2/2019
NSH NSH receive: Dominique Badji (Forward)
DAL DAL receive: $150,000 in General Allocation Money, $175,000 in Targeted Allocation Money. FC Dallas will receive an additional $75,000 in General Allocation Money should Badji meet certain performance-based metrics with Nashville SC in the club’s Major League Soccer inaugural season in 2020
Transaction date: 11/26/2019
DAL DAL receive: Rights to Fafa Picault (Midfielder)
PHI PHI receive: $300,000 in 2020 General Allocation Money; $75,000 in 2021 General Allocation Money of Picault meets certain performance incentives
Transaction date: 11/26/2019
NSH NSH receive: No. 2 pick in Stage 1 of 2019 Re-Entry Process (Eric Miller)
VAN VAN receive: Second-round pick in 2022 SuperDraft, No. 25 pick in Stage 1 of 2019 Re-Entry Process
Transaction date: 11/26/2019
SEA SEA receive: Rights to Stefan Cleveland (Goalkeeper), Second-round pick in 2020 SuperDraft (No. 35 overall)
CHI CHI receive: First-round pick in 2020 SuperDraft (No. 26 overall)
Transaction date: 11/25/2019
NE NE receive: No. 3 pick in 2019 Waiver Draft (Jeff Caldwell)
ORL ORL receive: No. 11 pick in 2019 Waiver Draft, Second-round pick in 2020 SuperDraft
Transaction date: 11/20/2019
MTL MTL receive: Romell Quioto (Forward)
HOU HOU receive: Victor Cabrera (Defender), $100,000 in General Allocation Money. Houston will retain a portion of Quioto's sell-on rights in the event he is transferred to a club outside Major League Soccer.
Transaction date: 11/20/2019
COL COL receive: Auston Trusty (Defender)
PHI PHI receive: $300,000 in 2021 General Allocation Money, $300,000 in Targeted Allocation Money. The Union will receive an additional $150,000 in General Allocation Money if Trusty meets certain performance metrics. Furthermore, the Union will receive 30% of the transfer fee if Trusty is sold outside of the league on or before Dec. 31, 2021 and 25% on or after Jan. 1, 2022. The percentage would only apply to any amount of total allocation money received over what the Rapids paid the Union for Trusty, not the total transaction fee.
Transaction date: 11/20/2019
COL COL receive: Lalas Abubakar (Defender)
CLB CLB receive: $400,000 in General Allocation Money, international roster spot
Transaction date: 11/19/2019
MIA MIA receive: No. 3 pick in 2019 SuperDraft (Dylan Nealis)
CIN CIN receive: $150,000 in General Allocation Money
Transaction date: 11/19/2019
CIN CIN receive: Brandon Vazquez (Forward)
NSH NSH receive: $150,000 in Targeted Allocation Money, additional $50,000 in General Allocation Money based on performance incentives
Transaction date: 11/19/2019
NSH NSH receive: Daniel Lovitz (Defender)
MTL MTL receive: $50,000 in Targeted Allocation Money, $50,000 in General Allocation Money, international roster spot
Transaction date: 11/19/2019
NSH NSH receive: Adrian Zendejas (Goalkeeper)
SKC SKC receive: $125,000 in Targeted Allocation Money, $50,000 in General Allocation Money, international roster spot
Transaction date: 11/19/2019
NSH NSH receive: Joe Willis (Goalkeeper)
HOU HOU receive: Zarek Valentin (Defender)
Transaction date: 11/14/2019
MIA MIA receive: Grant Lillard (Defender)
CHI CHI receive: $75,000 in General Allocation Money
Transaction date: 11/13/2019
HOU HOU receive: Darwin Quintero (Forward), Third-round pick in 2020 SuperDraft
MIN MIN receive: Marlon Hairston (Midfielder), $150,000 in 2020 General Allocation Money, $150,000 in 2020 Targeted Allocation Money, $150,000 in 2021 General Allocation Money, $150,000 in 2021 Targeted Allocation Money
Transaction date: 11/13/2019
MIA MIA receive: Jay Chapman (Midfielder)
TOR TOR receive: $100,000 in General Allocation Money
Transaction date: 11/13/2019
CLB CLB receive: Darlington Nagbe (Midfielder)
ATL ATL receive: $700,000 in Targeted Allocation Money, $150,000 in General Allocation Money, international roster spot for the 2020 MLS season, $200,000 in Targeted Allocation Money for the 2021 MLS season. Should Nagbe meet certain performance conditions, Atlanta United would receive additional Allocation Money.
Transaction date: 11/12/2019
MIA MIA receive: Homegrown rights to Drake Callender (Goalkeeper)
SJ SJ receive: Second-round pick in 2020 SuperDraft (No. 27 overall). San Jose can receive up to $150,000 in General Allocation Money if Callender meets certain performance-based metrics.
Transaction date: 11/12/2019
NSH NSH receive: Dave Romney (Defender)
LA LA receive: $225,000 in General Allocation Money, the Galaxy will receive an additional $50,000 in General Allocation Money if Romney meets certain performance-based metrics.
Transaction date: 11/12/2019
NSH NSH receive: Dax McCarty (Midfielder)
CHI CHI receive: $50,000 in General Allocation Money, $50,000 in Targeted Allocation Money, Second-round pick in 2021 SuperDraft
Transaction date: 11/11/2019
MIA MIA receive: Rights to Victor Ulloa (Midfielder), No. 1 pick in 2019 MLS Re-Entry Draft, Stage 1 (Mikey Ambrose)
CIN CIN receive: $50,000 in General Allocation Money, Third-round pick in 2020 SuperDraft, No. 26 pick in 2019 MLS Re-Entry Draft (Stage 1)