MLS unveils players for Stage 2 of Re-Entry Draft

Kirovski only player to opt out, seeks new deal with LA Galaxy

NEW YORK – MLS released a list of 32 eligible players for Stage 2 of the MLS Re-Entry Draft which will be held on Wednesday.

Of the 35 players available for Stage 1 last week, Joseph Ngwenya and Aaron Hohlbein were the only two players selected. Ngwenya was picked up by D.C. United while the Crew claimed Hohlbein.

Los Angeles Galaxy forward Jovan Kirovski has since withdrawn from Stage 2 possibly with a view toward negotiating a new contract with LA.

READ: RE-Entry Process and Draft Order

While players picked up in Stage 1 were signed to predetermined salary figures, those chosen in Stage 2 will enter negotiations for a new contract. Should no agreement be reached and an offer is made, the club will hold on to the player's rights in MLS.

Players not selected in Stage 2 of the Re-Entry Draft will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis to any team in the league.

The following
players were required to meet age and service requirements to
participate in the Re-Entry Draft as stipulated by the terms of the new Collective Bargaining
Agreement.

RE-ENTRY STAGE 2 DRAFT PLAYER LIST

Chivas USA: Marcelo Saragosa, Alex Zotinca

Colorado Rapids: Claudio Lopez, Ciaran O'Brien, Peter Vagenas

Columbus Crew:
Frankie Hejduk, Duncan Oughton,
Gino Padula, Guillermo Barros Schelotto

FC Dallas: Jeff Cunningham, Dario Sala

D.C. United: Jaime Moreno

Houston Dynamo: Ryan Cochrane, Richard Mulrooney, Pat Onstad, Adrian Serioux

Los Angeles Galaxy: Dema Kovalenko

New England Revolution: Preston Burpo, Nico Colaluca, Cory Gibbs, Khano Smith

New York Red Bulls: Juan Pablo Angel, Luke Sassano, Carey Talley

Philadelphia Union: Fred, Chris Seitz

San Jose Earthquakes: Khari Stephenson

Seattle Sounders: Tyrone Marshall

Sporting Kansas City: Jimmy Conrad, Josh Wolff

Toronto FC: Nick Garcia

League Pool Goalkeeper: Chris Sharpe

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