The first round of the MLS reentry draft has been set for this Thursday, December 12. For those that don't know, there are three classes of players available:
- At least 23 years old with at least three years MLS experience, who have options that were not picked up. These players will be available for at least their option salary.
- At least 25 years old with at least four years MLS experience, who are out of contract and whose club doesn't want to resign them at their previous salary. These players will be available for at least their 2013 salary.
- At least 30 years old with at least eight years MLS experience, who are out of contract and whose club doesn't want to resign them. These players will be available for at least 105% of their 2013 salary.
Chicago Fire (9): M Corben Bone, D Shaun Francis, M Joel Lindpere, M Daniel Paladini, M Logan Pause, M Chris Rolfe, F Maicon Santos, M Wells Thompson*, M Michael Videira
Chivas USA (3): D Ante Jazic*, D Steve Purdy, M Josue Soto
Columbus Crew (2): M Danny O'Rourke, M Konrad Warzycha
Colorado Rapids (3): GK Steward Ceus, D Brian Mullan, M Jamie Smith
D.C. United (6): M Dwayne De Rosario, D James Riley, F Carlos Ruiz, M Marcelo Saragosa, M John Thorrington, D Daniel Woolard
FC Dallas (3): F Kenny Cooper, M David Ferreira, D Ugo Ihemelu
Houston Dynamo (5): D Bobby Boswell*, F Calen Carr*, D Mike Chabala, M Alex Dixon, F Cam Weaver
LA Galaxy (4): M Colin Clark, M Laurent Courtois, D Sean Franklin, M Pablo Mastroeni*
Montreal Impact (1): M Sinisa Ubiparipovic
New England Revolution (5): D Kevin Alston*, F Chad Barrett, F Ryan Guy, M Clyde Simms, M Juan Toja
New York Red Bulls (5): F Andre Akpan*, D Brandon Barklage, F Fabian Espindola, GK Kevin Hartman, D Heath Pearce*
Philadelphia Union (1): D Chris Albright*
Portland Timbers (2): D David Horst, D Ryan Miller
Real Salt Lake (4): M Yordany Alvarez, D Brandon McDonald, GK Josh Saunders, M Khari Stephenson
Seattle Sounders (6): D Marc Burch, GK Josh Ford, M Blair Gavin, M Mauro Rosales, F Steve Zakuani*
San Jose Earthquakes (4): D Nana Attakora, M Mehdi Ballouchy*, D Dan Gargan, GK Evan Newton
Toronto FC (2): F Justin Braun*, M Bobby Convey
Vancouver Whitecaps (4): GK Joe Cannon, F Tommy Heinemann, F Corey Hertzog, GK Brad Knighton
NOTE: * indicates players out of contract. All other players had their options declined
A note: this list is not final. Players and clubs have until 5 pm Eastern time on Wednesday (the 11th) to reach a new deal and opt out of the reentry process. The draft order is the reverse of the standings (including playoff finishing), so the Dynamo will be picking 16th.
Thoughts? Questions? Anyone you'd like to see the Dynamo pick up?