Major League Soccer released the list of players eligible for the 2018 Expansion Draft, for incoming team FC Cincinnati. The draft will take place on Tuesday, with five players total from around the league to be selected.
Los Angeles Football Club are one of 18 teams eligible to have players selected. Here is the list of players Cincinnati can select one player from.
2018 Expansion Draft LAFC players eligible for selection
|Nico Czornomaz||Out of contract|
|Danilo Silva||Loan ended|
|Benny Feilhaber||Free agent|
|Jordan Harvey||Free agent|
|Dejan Jakovic||Out of contract|
|Luis Lopez||Loan ended|
|Charlie Lyon||Out of contract|
|Calum Mallace||Out of contract|
|James Murphy||Out of contract|
|Quillan Roberts||Out of contract|
|Steeve Saint-Duc||Out of contract|
|Marco Ureña||Out of contract|
That means the following players were protected and/or are uneligible for selection:
- Eduard Atuesta
- Latif Blessing
- Shaft Brewer, Jr.
- Adama Diomande
- Andre Horta
- Mark-Anthony Kaye
- Tyler Miller
- Joao Moutinho
- Lee Nguyen
- Christian Ramirez
- Diego Rossi
- Carlos Vela
- Walker Zimmerman
All in all, it’s more or less who we expected on this list. Of note, LAFC mostly managed to put players who are not under contract on their unprotected list. We’ll have more coverage of the list and on the Expansion Draft and if it impacts LAFC at all coming up.
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