Minnesota United has updated its roster following the conclusion of the 2017 Major League Soccer season.
The contracts of forwards Abu Danladi and Christian Ramirez, midfielders Sam Cronin, Ethan Finlay, Miguel Ibarra, Kevin Molino, Sam Nicholson, Rasmus Schuller and Collen Warner and defenders Michael Boxall, Marc Burch, Francisco Calvo, Vadim Demidov and Jerome Thiesson were already guaranteed for the 2018 season.
Midfielders Ibson, Collin Martin and Johan Venegas, defender Brent Kallman and goalkeepers Alex Kapp and Bobby Shuttleworth had their options picked up by the club.
The Loons declined contract options on midfielders Bernardo Anor and Ismaila Jome and defenders Justin Davis, Thomas de Villardi, Joe Greenspan, Jermaine Taylor and Kevin Venegas. Goalkeeper Patrick McLain was out of contract without an option.
Forward Brandon Allen returned to New York Red Bulls upon the completion of his loan with the Loons. The loan deal with Club Sport Herediano for winger Jose Leiton extends until July 10, 2018.
Minnesota United’s active roster following today’s announcement:
|ROSTERED PLAYERS (21 of 30 spots filled)|
GK (2): Alex Kapp, Bobby Shuttleworth
UNDER CONTRACT (14): Abu Danladi, Christian Ramirez, Sam Cronin, Ethan Finlay, Miguel Ibarra, Kevin Molino, Sam Nicholson, Rasmus Schuller, Collen Warner, Michael Boxall, Marc Burch, Francisco Calvo, Vadim Demidov, Jerome Thiesson