June 1, 2023

MLS roster changes for upcoming 2023 season

With the 2023 MLS Season coming up, here is a look at the changes made by the teams for their rosters.

Ezra Hendrickson

Chicago Fire FC announced roster decisions. / Quinn Harris/GettyImages

Option declined (Oct. 31, 2022)
Andre Reynolds II (DEF)

Out of contract (Oct. 31, 2022)
Jonathan Bornstein (DEF)
Boris Sekulic (DEF)

Gerhard Struber

New York Red Bulls announced roster decisions. / Ira L. Black – Corbis/GettyImages

Option declined (Oct. 27, 2022)
Jesús Castellano (MID)
Zach Ryan (FWD)
Omar Sowe (FWD)

Out of contract (Oct. 27, 2022)
Aaron Long (DEF)

Loan expired (Oct. 27, 2022)
Caden Clark (MID)
Kyle Duncan (DEF)
Elias Manoel (FWD)

Pablo Ruiz

Real Salt Lake announced roster decisions. / Chris Gardner/GettyImages

Option declined (Oct. 26, 2022)
Nick Besler (MID)
Chris Garcia (FWD)
Bret Halsey (MID)
Johan Kappelhof (DEF)
Tate Schmitt (DEF)
Bobby Wood (FWD)

In discussions about possible return (Oct. 26, 2022)
Sergio Cordova (FWD)
Tomas Gomez (GK)
Marcelo Silva (DEF)

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Columbus Crew announced roster decisions. / Matthew Ashton/GettyImages

Option declined (Oct. 26, 2022)
Jalil Anibaba (DEF)
Erik Hurtado (FWD)
James Igbekeme (MID)
Pedro Santos (DEF)

Out of contract (Oct. 26, 2022)
Derrick Etienne Jr. (MID)
Marlon Hairston (DEF)

Retiring (Oct. 26, 2022)
Perry Kitchen (MID)

Brian Schmetzer

Seattle Sounders FC announced roster decisions. / Alika Jenner/GettyImages

Option declined (Oct. 25, 2022)
Will Bruin (FWD)
Alfonso Ocampo-Chavez (FWD)

Out of contract (Oct. 25, 2022)
Jimmy Medranda (MID)

In discussions about possible return (Oct. 25, 202
Fredy Montero (FWD)

To be determined (Oct. 25, 2022)
Sam Adeniran (FWD)

Leonard Owusu, Jake Nerwinski, Tristan Blackmon, Ryan Gauld

Vancouver Whitecaps FC announced roster decisions. / Christopher Morris – Corbis/GettyImages

Options declined (Oct. 18, 2022)
Janio Bikel (MID)
David Egbo (FWD)
Evan Newton (GK)

Out of contract (Oct. 18, 2022)
Michael Baldisimo (MID)

Option decisions to be determined (Oct. 18, 2022)
Lucas Cavallini (FWD)
Derek Cornelius (DEF)
Cody Cropper (GK)
Marcus Godinho (DEF)
Jake Nerwinski (DEF)
Leonard Owusu (MID)
Tosaint Ricketts (FWD)

Out of contract, but in talks about a potential return (Oct. 18, 2022)
Florian Jungwirth (DEF)

Christian Fuchs

Charlotte FC announced roster decisions. / Tim Nwachukwu/GettyImages

Options declined, but in talks about potential return (Oct. 17, 2022)
Harrison Afful (DEF)
Christian Fuchs (DEF)

Option decisions to be determined (Oct. 17, 2022)
Quinn McNeill (MID)
Koa Santos (DEF)

Loan expired (Oct. 17, 2022)
Alan Franco (MID)

Giovanni Savarese

Portland Timbers announced roster decisions. / Steve Dykes/GettyImages

Options declined (Oct. 17, 2022)
Blake Bodily (MID)
George Fochive (MID)
Justin Vom Steeg (GK)

Purchase option declined (Oct. 17, 2022)
Josecarlos Van Rankin (DEF)

In talks about potential return (Oct. 17, 2022)
Nathan Fogaca (FWD)

Swansea City v West Ham United - Premier League

Bob Bradley announced roster decisions. / Athena Pictures/GettyImages

Options declined (Oct. 14, 2022)
Ifunanyachi Achara (FWD)
Chris Mavinga (DEF)

Out of contract (Oct. 14, 2022)
Alex Bono (GK)
Doneil Henry (DEF)
Noble Okello (MID)
Jonathan Osorio (MID)
Quentin Westberg (GK)

Option decisions to be determined (Oct. 14, 2022)
Auro Jr. (DEF)

Bruce Arena

New England Revolution announced roster decisions. / Andrew Katsampes/ISI Photos/GettyImages

Contract options declined (Oct. 13, 2022)
Emmanuel Boateng (MID)
Clément Diop (GK)
Wilfrid Kaptoum (MID)
Edward Kizza (FWD)

Option decisions to be determined (Oct. 13, 2022)
Ismael Tajouri-Shradi (FWD)

Out of contract (Oct. 13, 2022)
A.J. DeLaGarza (DEF)
Nacho Gil (MID)
Brad Knighton (GK)