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RSL announces 2020 options taken, declined

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It’s bound to be an interesting offseason.

Colorado Rapids v Real Salt Lake

In a club-issued release, Real Salt Lake announced the options being exercised for the 2020 MLS season.

The following players had a contract option exercised:

  • Andrew Putna
  • Justen Glad
  • Erik Holt
  • Everton Luiz
  • Nick Besler
  • Justin Portillo
  • Corey Baird
  • Jefferson Savarino
  • Brooks Lennon
  • Douglas Martinez
  • Tate Schmitt

The following players had their options declined:

  • Marcelo Silva
  • Danilo Acosta
  • Luke Mulholland
  • Joao Plata

The following players are out of contract:

  • Donny Toia
  • Kyle Beckerman
  • Kelyn Rowe
  • Sebastian Saucedo are out of contract

While some clubs specified players with whom discussions were ongoing, RSL was nonspecific, saying that discussions were ongoing with “a number” of players about returning to the roster in 2020.

The roster, according to the club, is as follows:

  • Goalkeepers (2): David Ochoa, Andrew Putna
  • Defenders (4): Justen Glad, Aaron Herrera, Erik Holt, Nedum Onuoha
  • Midfielders (7): Luis Arriaga, Nick Besler, Damir Kreilach, Everton Luiz, Justin Portillo, Pablo Ruiz, Albert Rusnák
  • Forwards (7): Corey Baird, Sam Johnson, Brooks Lennon, Douglas Martinez, Jefferson Savarino, Tate Schmitt, Julian Vazquez