Michael Berlfein - 2021-08-22 03.09.23 - MEK73706

Inter Miami CF announced today the Club’s list of protected players for the 2021 Major League Soccer (MLS) Expansion Draft for newcomers Charlotte FC. Fans can follow this year’s edition, set for Tuesday, December 14 at 7 p.m. ET, live on MLSsoccer.com and the MLS mobile app.

The list consists of 17 protected players, 12 of them selected by the Club as required by MLS, and five of them automatically protected due to their Homegrown or Generation adidas status.

Charlotte FC may select up to five players from the eligible pool of players, claiming only a single player from any one club. Additional rules and procedures for the 2021 MLS Expansion Draft available at www.mlssoccer.com/news/2021-mls-expansion-draft-rules-procedures.

Inter Miami CF’s Lists for the 2021 MLS Expansion Draft:

Protected Players (12):

GK - Nick Marsman

D - Nicolás Figal

D - Leandro González Pirez

D - Christian Makoun

D - Jairo Quinteros

D - Kieran Gibbs

M - Gregore

M - Rodolfo Pizarro

M - Victor Ulloa

F - Julián Carranza

F - Gonzalo Higuaín

F - Indiana Vassilev

Automatically Protected Players (5):

GK - Drake Callender (Homegrown)

D - Ian Fray (Homegrown)

M - Edison Azcona (Homegrown)

M - Felipe Valencia (Homegrown)

F - Robbie Robinson (Generation adidas)

Available for Selection (14):

GK - Dylan Castanheira

GK - John McCarthy

D - Ventura Alvarado

D - Brek Shea

D - Sami Guediri

D - Joevin Jones

D - Kelvin Leerdam

D- Patrick Seagrist

D - Ryan Shawcross

M - George Acosta

M - Jay Chapman

M - Federico Higuaín

M - Blaise Matuidi

F - Josh Penn

For the full list of eligible players across the league, visit https://www.mlssoccer.com/news/2021-mls-expansion-draft-eligible-player-list.

The offseason roster building events continue with the End-of-Year Waivers process on Wednesday, Dec. 15, the Re-Entry Process Stage 1 on Friday, Dec. 17 and the Re-Entry Process Stage 2 on Thursday, Dec. 23. MLS free agency opens on Wednesday, Dec. 15 at 1 p.m. ET. For additional details on all the offseason roster building events visit www.mlssoccer.com/news/2021-mls-offseason-calendar-for-player-moves-announced.