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D.C. United Announce 16 Players Under Contract for 2020 MLS Season

November 22, 2019 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - D.C. United News Release

Loudoun County, Va - D.C. United exercised options for Steven Birnbaum, Emmanuel Boateng, Russell Canouse, Oniel Fisher, Joseph Mora, Júnior Moreno, Chris Odoi-Atsem and Ulises Segura.

Players already under contract for the 2020 season include Yamil Asad, Paul Arriola, Ola Kamara, Felipe Martins, Moses Nyeman, Donovan Pines and Griffin Yow.

Goalkeeper Chris Seitz re-signed with the Black-and-red.

United are in negotiations with Frédéric Brillant, Earl Edwards Jr., Bill Hamid, Lucas Rodríguez and Gordon Wild to bring them back for the 2020 season.

The Black-and-Red did not exercise the contract options of Antonio Bustamante or Marquinhos Pedroso, the former of which will be placed on waivers. Leonardo Jara's loan has expired.

Luciano Acosta, Quincy Amarikwa and Jalen Robinson are out of contract with the Black-and-Red.

D.C. United Homegrown Midfielder Chris Durkin is on loan with Sint-Truidense V.V. in the Belgian First Division A until June 2020.

After today's announcement, United's active roster stands as follows:

Goalkeepers (1): Chris Seitz

Defenders (5): Steven Birnbaum, Oniel Fisher, Joseph Mora, Chris Odoi-Atsem, Donovan Pines

Midfielders (9): Paul Arriola, Yamil Asad, Emmanuel Boateng, Russell Canouse, Felipe Martins, Júnior Moreno, Moses Nyeman, Ulises Segura, Griffin Yow

Forwards (1): Ola Kamara


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