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Here’s the full list of players available for LAFC’s expansion draft

Over 300 players to choose from.

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MLS released the full list of players available for selection in Tuesday’s 2017 MLS Expansion Draft, to be held to help stock Los Angeles Football Club’s inaugural roster. Over 300 players leaguewide are officially available for selection by LAFC, from which the expansion team will take a mere five players, and a maximum of one per MLS team. That’s a lot of choices.

While some of the players eligible for selection are under contract for 2018, a significant proportion are either out of contract or have had their contract options for 2018 declined. However, there is still value in selecting them, as LAFC would get their MLS rights if selected, at least until the waiver and Re-Entry drafts, and could help them sign a player in relatively short order.

There is one category of player available that is not at all valuable to select, however, and that’s Free Agents. While I suppose LAFC could take a Free Agent in the Expansion Draft, there’s no good reason to do so unless they’re trying to woo a Free Agent and make him feel special. Otherwise, they have no claim over a Free Agent’s rights, and any Free Agent taken in the Expansion Draft would still be able to freely sign with the MLS team of his choice.

So here’s the full list of players available for Tuesday’s draft, which takes place at 11 am PT. Since LAFC are the only team selecting players this year, they won’t have to game out a group of players and pick on the fly, instead having the freedom to take the five players eligible that they wish.

Players available for 2017 Expansion Draft

Name Team Position Notes
Name Team Position Notes
Mikey Ambrose Atlanta United D
Kevin Kratz Atlanta United M
Chris McCann Atlanta United M
Jacob Peterson Atlanta United F
Romario Williams Atlanta United F
Andrew Wheeler-Omiunu Atlanta United M
Tyler Pasher Atlanta United D
Yamil Asad Atlanta United M Loan expiring
Mark Bloom Atlanta United D
Bobby Boswell Atlanta United D Free Agent
Jeff Larentowicz Atlanta United M/D Free Agent
Zach Loyd Atlanta United D Free Agent
Tyrone Mears Atlanta United D
Kevin Oliveira Atlanta United M
Kyle Reynish Atlanta United GK Free Agent
Anton Walkes Atlanta United D Loan expiring
David Arshakyan Chicago Fire F
Jorge Bava Chicago Fire GK
Brandt Bronico Chicago Fire D
Stefan Cleveland Chicago Fire GK
Jorge Corrales Chicago Fire D
Michael de Leeuw Chicago Fire M
Christian Dean Chicago Fire D
Matej Dekovic Chicago Fire D
John Goossens Chicago Fire M
Michael Harrington Chicago Fire D
Daniel Johnson Chicago Fire M
Matt Lampson Chicago Fire GK
Joao Meira Chicago Fire D Left for Europe
John Berner Colorado Rapids GK
Bobby Burling Colorado Rapids D Free Agent
Dennis Castillo Colorado Rapids D
Mike Da Fonte Colorado Rapids D
Josh Gatt Colorado Rapids M
Luis Gil Colorado Rapids M
Alan Gordon Colorado Rapids F Free Agent
Sam Hamilton Colorado Rapids M
Mohammed Saeid Colorado Rapids M
Mekeil Williams Colorado Rapids D
Waylon Francis Columbus Crew SC D
Niko Hansen Columbus Crew SC M
Marshall Hollingsworth Columbus Crew SC M
Adam Jahn Columbus Crew SC F
Hector Jimenez Columbus Crew SC M/D
Logan Ketterer Columbus Crew SC GK
Conor Maloney Columbus Crew SC D
Cristian Martinez Columbus Crew SC M
Jonathan Mensah Columbus Crew SC D
Abuchi Obinwa Columbus Crew SC M
Jukka Raitala Columbus Crew SC D
Rodrigo Saravia Columbus Crew SC M/D
Gaston Sauro Columbus Crew SC D
Brad Stuver Columbus Crew SC GK
Josh Williams Columbus Crew SC D
Steve Clark D.C. United GK
Travis Worra D.C. United GK
Eric Klenofsky D.C. United GK
Sean Franklin D.C. United D Free Agent
Chris Odoi-Atsem D.C. United D
Chris Korb D.C. United D
Julian Buescher D.C. United M
Jared Jeffrey D.C. United M
Patrick Nyarko D.C. United M Free Agent
Lloyd Sam D.C. United M
Marcelo Sarvas D.C. United M
Rob Vincent D.C. United M
Bruno Miranda D.C. United F
Deshorn Brown D.C. United F
Carlos Cermeño FC Dallas M
Anibal Chala FC Dallas D
Eduardo Cortes FC Dallas GK
Maynor Figueroa FC Dallas D
Luis Gonzalez FC Dallas M
Hernan Grana FC Dallas D
Atiba Harris FC Dallas D/M Free Agent
Walker Hume FC Dallas D
Roland Lamah FC Dallas M
Javier Morales FC Dallas M Free Agent
Chris Seitz FC Dallas GK Free Agent
Eric Alexander Houston Dynamo M Free Agent
Arturo Alvarez Houston Dynamo M
Jalil Anibaba Houston Dynamo D
DaMarcus Beasley Houston Dynamo D/M Free Agent
Calle Brown Houston Dynamo GK
Ricardo Clark Houston Dynamo M Free Agent
AJ DeLaGarza Houston Dynamo D Free Agent
Jose Escalante Houston Dynamo M Loan expiring
Boniek Garcia Houston Dynamo M
Kevin Garcia Houston Dynamo D
Joe Holland Houston Dynamo M
Taylor Hunter Houston Dynamo D
Alex Lima Houston Dynamo M
George Malki Houston Dynamo D
Vicente Sanchez Houston Dynamo F
Philippe Senderos Houston Dynamo D
Charlie Ward Houston Dynamo M
Michael Ciani LA Galaxy D
Bradley Diallo LA Galaxy D
Clement Diop LA Galaxy GK
Rafael Garcia LA Galaxy M/D
Jermaine Jones LA Galaxy M
Jon Kempin LA Galaxy GK
Ariel Lassiter LA Galaxy F
Jack McInerney LA Galaxy F
Brian Rowe LA Galaxy GK
Pele van Anholt LA Galaxy D
Bernardo Añor Minnesota United M
Justin Davis Minnesota United D
Thomas De Villardi Minnesota United M
Vadim Demidov Minnesota United D
Joe Greenspan Minnesota United D
Miguel Ibarra Minnesota United M
Ismaila Jome Minnesota United D
Alex Kapp Minnesota United GK
Jose Leiton Minnesota United M On loan until July 2018
Patrick McLain Minnesota United GK
Sam Nicholson Minnesota United M
Rasmus Schuller Minnesota United M
Jermaine Taylor Minnesota United D
Johan Venegas Minnesota United M
Kevin Venegas Minnesota United D
Collen Warner Minnesota United M
Hernan Bernardello Montreal Impact M
Deian Boldor Montreal Impact D
Nick DePuy Montreal Impact F
Shaun Francis Montreal Impact D Free Agent
Eric Kronberg Montreal Impact GK Free Agent
Wandrille Lefevre Montreal Impact D
Matteo Mancosu Montreal Impact F
Dominic Oduro Montreal Impact F
Michael Salazar Montreal Impact F
Benjamin Angoua New England Revolution D Loan expiring
Femi Hollinger-Janzen New England Revolution F
Brad Knighton New England Revolution GK Free Agent
Daigo Kobayashi New England Revolution M
Xavier Kouassi New England Revolution M
Donnie Smith New England Revolution D
Josh Smith New England Revolution D
Matt Turner New England Revolution GK
Chris Tierney New England Revolution D
Je-Vaughn Watson New England Revolution D/M
London Woodberry New England Revolution D
Brian Wright New England Revolution F
RJ Allen New York City FC D
Kwame Awuah New York City FC D/M
Miguel Camargo New York City FC M
Maxime Chanot New York City FC D
Shannon Gomez New York City FC D/M
Eirik Johansen New York City FC GK
Mikey Lopez New York City FC M
Jefferson Mena New York City FC D
Sean Okoli New York City FC F
Andre Rawls New York City FC GK
Khiry Shelton New York City FC F
John Stertzer New York City FC M
Andraz Struna New York City FC D
Ethan White New York City FC D
Anatole Abang New York Red Bulls F
Gideon Baah New York Red Bulls D
Vincent Bezecourt New York Red Bulls M
Aurelien Collin New York Red Bulls D
Dilly Duka New York Red Bulls M Free Agent
Mike Grella New York Red Bulls M
Muhammed Keita New York Red Bulls F
Connor Lade New York Red Bulls D
Zeiko Lewis New York Red Bulls F
Dan Metzger New York Red Bulls M
Hassan Ndam New York Red Bulls D
Damien Perrinelle New York Red Bulls D
Sal Zizzo New York Red Bulls D Free Agent
Kevin Alston Orlando City D Free Agent
Giles Barnes Orlando City F/M
Hadji Barry Orlando City F
Servando Carrasco Orlando City M
Pierre Da Silva Orlando City M
Conor Donovan Orlando City D
Earl Edwards, Jr. Orlando City GK
Devron Garcia Orlando City D
PC Orlando City D
Seb Hines Orlando City D
Antonio Nocerino Orlando City M
Leo Pereira Orlando City D
Dillon Powers Orlando City M
Rafael Ramos Orlando City D
Tony Rocha Orlando City M
Josh Saunders Orlando City GK Free Agent
Roland Alberg Philadelphia Union M Signed in Bulgaria
Eric Ayuk Philadelphia Union M
Warren Creavalle Philadelphia Union M/D
Charlie Davies Philadelphia Union F
Maurice Edu Philadelphia Union M/D
Ray Gaddis Philadelphia Union D
Aaron Jones Philadelphia Union D
Richie Marquez Philadelphia Union D
John McCarthy Philadelphia Union GK
Jake McGuire Philadelphia Union GK
Oguchi Onyewu Philadelphia Union D
Chris Pontius Philadelphia Union M Free Agent
Jay Simpson Philadelphia Union F
Ken Tribbett Philadelphia Union D
Giliano Wijnaldum Philadelphia Union D
Gbenga Arokoyo Portland Timbers D
Victor Arboleda Portland Timbers F/M
Jeff Attinella Portland Timbers GK
Jack Barmby Portland Timbers M
Rennico Clarke Portland Timbers D
Jake Gleeson Portland Timbers GK
Kendall McIntosh Portland Timbers GK
Lucas Melano Portland Timbers F/M
Roy Miller Portland Timbers D
Chance Myers Portland Timbers D
Amobi Okugo Portland Timbers D/M
Lawrence Olum Portland Timbers D/M
Bill Tuiloma Portland Timbers D
Zarek Valentin Portland Timbers D
Ben Zemanski Portland Timbers M Free Agent
Chad Barrett Real Salt Lake F Free Agent
Tony Beltran Real Salt Lake D
Nick Besler Real Salt Lake M
Reagan Dunk Real Salt Lake D
Omar Holness Real Salt Lake M
Yura Movsisyan Real Salt Lake F
Sunny Stephen Real Salt Lake M
Demar Phillips Real Salt Lake D
Justin Schmidt Real Salt Lake D
Chris Schuler Real Salt Lake D Free Agent
Connor Sparrow Real Salt Lake GK
Matt van Oekel Real Salt Lake GK
Chris Wingert Real Salt Lake D Free Agent
Francois Affolter San Jose Earthquakes D
Quincy Amarikwa San Jose Earthquakes F
Leandro Barrera San Jose Earthquakes M
Victor Bernardez San Jose Earthquakes D
Matt Bersano San Jose Earthquakes GK
Cordell Cato San Jose Earthquakes D
Kip Colvey San Jose Earthquakes D
Harold Cummings San Jose Earthquakes D
Simon Dawkins San Jose Earthquakes F/M
Andres Imperiale San Jose Earthquakes D
Lindo Mfeka San Jose Earthquakes M
Marc Pelosi San Jose Earthquakes M
Kofi Sarkodie San Jose Earthquakes D
Matheus Silva San Jose Earthquakes M
Marco Ureña San Jose Earthquakes F
Tony Alfaro Seattle Sounders D
Osvaldo Alonso Seattle Sounders M
Jordy Delem Seattle Sounders D
Brad Evans Seattle Sounders D/M Free Agent
Oneil Fisher Seattle Sounders D
Joevin Jones Seattle Sounders D/M Signed in Germany
Calum Mallace Seattle Sounders M
Zach Mathers Seattle Sounders M
Bryan Meredith Seattle Sounders GK
Tyler Miller Seattle Sounders GK
Lamar Neagle Seattle Sounders F/M Free Agent
Harry Shipp Seattle Sounders M
Saad Abdul-Salaam Sporting Kansas City D
Kharlton Belmar Sporting Kansas City F
Latif Blessing Sporting Kansas City F
Amer Didic Sporting Kansas City D
Andrew Dykstra Sporting Kansas City GK
Cameron Iwasa Sporting Kansas City F
Kenwyne Jones Sporting Kansas City F Retired
Diego Rubio Sporting Kansas City F
Soni Mustivar Sporting Kansas City M
Cameron Porter Sporting Kansas City F
Soony Saad Sporting Kansas City F
Seth Sinovic Sporting Kansas City D
Colton Storm Sporting Kansas City D
Alex Tambakis Sporting Kansas City GK
Adrian Zendejas Sporting Kansas City GK
Oyvind Alseth Toronto FC D
Brandon Aubrey Toronto FC D
Steven Beitashour Toronto FC D Free Agent
Benoit Cheyrou Toronto FC M
Armando Cooper Toronto FC M
Raheem Edwards Toronto FC M/D
Tsubasa Endoh Toronto FC M
Nicolas Hasler Toronto FC D
Jason Hernandez Toronto FC D Free Agent
Clint Irwin Toronto FC GK
Drew Moor Toronto FC D Free Agent
Mark Pais Toronto FC GK
Tosaint Ricketts Toronto FC F
Christian Bolaños Vancouver Whitecaps M
Marcel de Jong Vancouver Whitecaps D
David Edgar Vancouver Whitecaps D
Deybi Flores Vancouver Whitecaps M
Kyle Greig Vancouver Whitecaps F
Jordan Harvey Vancouver Whitecaps D Free Agent
Bernie Ibini Vancouver Whitecaps M
Nosa Igiebor Vancouver Whitecaps M
Andrew Jacobson Vancouver Whitecaps M/D Free Agent
Matias Laba Vancouver Whitecaps M
Brett Levis Vancouver Whitecaps D
Aaron Maund Vancouver Whitecaps D
David Ousted Vancouver Whitecaps GK
Spencer Richey Vancouver Whitecaps GK
Mauro Rosales Vancouver Whitecaps M
Cole Seiler Vancouver Whitecaps D
Brek Shea Vancouver Whitecaps F
Cristian Techera Vancouver Whitecaps M/F
Sheanon Williams Vancouver Whitecaps D

We’ll have plenty of content surrounding the Expansion Draft and we’ll be with LAFC on Tuesday to get the story and much more.

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