Red Bulls Protect 17 Ahead of Expansion Draft

Red Bulls, Expansion Draft
Photo: Ben Solomon via New York Red Bulls
Red Bulls, Expansion Draft
Photo: Ben Solomon via New York Red Bulls

The New York Red Bulls have protected 17 players, including six homegrown players, ahead of Major League Soccer’s Expansion Draft.

The players, which are listed below, are not available for selection by either Atlanta United or Minnesota United. Both teams during the expansion draft on Tuesday at 2 p.m. eastern time are permitted to make five selections but can only choose one player from each team.

New York Red Bulls protected players:

  • Goalkeepers: Ryan Meara, Luis Robles
  • Defenders: Aurelien Collin, Kemar Lawrence
  • Midfielders: Dax McCarty, Sacha Kljestan, Felipe, Mike Grella, Daniel Royer
  • Forwards: Bradley Wright-Phillips, Gonzalo Veron
  • Homegrown Players: Tyler Adams, Brandon Allen, Sean Davis, Derrick Etienne Jr., Alex Muyl, Connor Lade