2021 MLS Free Agency Eligible Player List

The off-season roster building events continue with the opening of Free Agency on Dec. 15.

Immediately following the End-of-Year Waivers process, Free Agency also will open on Dec. 15 for players who are at least age 24 with at least five MLS service years and either option-declined or out-of-contract. Free Agents can negotiate a new contract with any MLS club, including their previous team, subject to certain restrictions. There is no limit on the number of Free Agents a team may sign each year. 

Free Agents may participate in the Re-Entry Process.

Portland:

  • Blanco, Sebastian - Out of Contract
  • Clark, Steven - Out of Contract

2021 MLS Re-Entry Draft Eligible Player List

The Re-Entry Draft, Stage 1 begins on Friday, Dec. 17 at 10 a.m. PT.

Similar to the End-of-Year Waivers process, the Re-Entry Draft is conducted in the reverse order of the final 2021 season standings, keeping in mind postseason performance and any trades impacting selection order.

During the Re-Entry Draft, MLS clubs can select from option-declined players who are at least 22 years old with a minimum of one service year and who are not eligible for free agency.

The final postseason roster mechanism will be Stage 2 of the Re-Entry Draft, which will be conducted on Thursday, Dec. 23. The list of players eligible for Re-Entry, Stage 2 will be announced on Dec. 23.

NOTE: The Re-Entry List is subject to change since players can opt out.

Portland:

  • Gonzalez, Jorge - Option
  • Ivacic, Aljaz - Option
  • Jome, Ismaila - Option
  • Perez, Manny - Option
  • Van Rankin, Josecarlos - Option
  • Zambrano, Renzo - Out of Contract