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With the start of the season approaching in just over a week, Real Salt Lake's roster is in full focus after the addition of forward Olmes Garcia.
The potential addition of Josh Saunders plumps up the goalkeeping ranks to something stronger than we've seen in some time. There's no doubt that Saunders is a good option to have, really, and if he wants to be here and not necessarily playing every week, we'll be happy to have him.
How exactly this look shifts and changes throughout the season will be interesting, but it's all pretty well set now. Will Carlos Salcedo end the season as the last in line as a central defender? He's looked brilliant in preseason.
In this depth reading, the central attacking and outside midfielders in the diamond are fairly interchangeable — it's just an approximation at this point. The potential addition of Khari Stephenson would finish the movement here — at least until the summer, when RSL could look for another piece to the puzzle, should the midfield be unimpressive.
The addition of Olmes Garcia brings Real Salt Lake's forward line to something more solid. Where exactly Garcia ends up in the depth chart is up to him at this point — he may end up behind Sandoval, or he may end up ahead of Plata — or even Findley. There's a lot that's yet to be determined with the new kid.