Philadelphia Union finalize roster moves ahead of Re-Entry draft

it’s been a rollercoaster week for The Philadelphia Union and as the MLS Re-Entry Draft approaches, the team have finalised all of their roster moves.

Players already signed through 2016:
Tranquillo Barnetta
Andre Blake
Maurice Edu
Raymon Gaddis
John McCarthy
Chris Pontius

Contract options picked up:
Eric Ayuk
Leo Fernandes
Sebastien Le Toux
Richie Marquez
Vincent Nogueira
Zach Pfeffer
C.J Sapong

Contract options declined:
Zac MacMath
Steven Vitoria
Eric Bird
Danny Cruz
Jimmy LcLaughlin
Dzenan Catic
Conor Casey
Antoine Hoppenot

Mid contract discussion:
Warren Crevalle
Fernando Aristeguieta
Brian Carroll
Michael Lahoud

Completed moves:
Ethan White (Traded to NYCFC for 4th rd pick in 2017 draft)
Austin Berry ( Free Agent, signed for FC Cincinnati )
Danny Cruz  (Free Agent)
Christian Maidana (Traded to Houston)
Andrew Wenger      (Traded to Houston)


Stage one of the Re-Entry draft begins at 3pm this Friday where teams can pick up players previously waived on their current contracts before the stage two begins on the’s going to be a busy week or two in Philadelphia!