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Everton Luiz joins Meram, Rusnak out of contract; Silva highlights options taken

Lucas Muller | RSL Soapbox

The offseason has started in earnest for Real Salt Lake, just two days after their exit from the MLS playoffs against Portland Timbers. The club announced

The club announced options being exercised for David Ochoa, Andrew Brody, Maikel Chang, Erik Holt and Marcelo Silva.

They declined options on Donny Toia, Ashtone Morgan, Noah Powder, Milan Iloski, Tate Schmitt, Justin Mortillo, Douglas Martinez and Jeizon Ramirez.

Justin Meram, Albert Rusnak and Everton Luiz are out of contract.

A summary of roster states follows. All players out of contract or with declined options under the age of 22 and not eligible for free agency may be selected in the 2021 Re-Entry Draft, the first stage of which will take place on Dec. 17.

Donny Toia, Justin Meram, Albert Rusnak and Ashtone Morgan are eligible for free agency.

This leaves only Jeizon Ramirez as ineligible for selection for age restrictions; as such, he should be available in the 2021 Waiver Draft.

Under contract

  • Nick Besler
  • Toni Datkovic
  • Bode Davis
  • Jeff Dewsnup
  • Zack Farnsworth
  • Chris Garcia
  • Justen Glad
  • Bret Halsey
  • Aaron Herrera
  • Damir Kreilach
  • Zac MacMath
  • Jonathan Menendez
  • Rubio Rubin
  • Pablo Ruiz
  • Bobby Wood

Under contract, option exercised

  • Andrew Brody
  • Maikel Chang
  • Erik Holt
  • David Ochoa
  • Marcelo Silva

Options declined

  • Milan Iloski
  • Douglas Martinez
  • Ashtone Morgan
  • Justin Portillo
  • Noah Powder
  • Jeizon Ramirez
  • Tate Schmitt
  • Donny Toia

Out of contract

  • Everton Luiz
  • Justin Meram
  • Albert Rusnak

Re-Entry Process eligible

  • Everton Luiz
  • Milan Iloski
  • Douglas Martinez
  • Justin Portillo
  • Noah Powder
  • Jeizon Ramirez
  • Tate Schmitt

Free agency eligible

  • Justin Meram
  • Albert Rusnak
  • Donny Toia