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All completed MLS transfers so far in 2023 - listed

6:32 AM GMT+4 28/01/2023
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GOAL rounds up all of the completed MLS transfers this season so far

The new season for Major League Soccer is yet to begin, but transfer activity is underway.

With major superstars at the twilight of their career moving to MLS for one last dance or youngsters making a name for themselves in the league, transfers get everyone talking.

Teams battle for their prized possessions in a bid to make their side stronger on paper ahead of a typically chaotic season ahead.

GOAL rounds up all of the completed MLS transfers this season so far.

  • Leandro Gonzalez Pirez Tigre

    Inter Miami transfers

    New signings January window

    Player

    Nationality

    Previous club

    Fee

    Leandro Gonzalez PirezArgentina/PortugalRiver PlateEnd of loan
    Leo CampanaEcuadorWolvesUndisclosed
    Josef MartinezVenezuelaAtlanta UnitedFree
    Franco NegriArgentinaGodoy CruzFree
    Nicolas StefanelliArgentinaAIKUndisclosed

    Departures January window

    Player

    Nationality

    New club

    Fee

    Damion LoweJamaicaPhiladelphia €206,000

    Emerson Rodriguez

    Colombia

    Santos Laguna

    Loan

  • Wilder Cartagena

    Orlando City SC transfers

    New signings January window

    Player

    Nationality

    Previous club

    Fee

    Rafael SantosBrazilCruzeiroUndisclosed
    Martín Ojeda ArgentinaGodoy Cruz€5m

    Departures January window

    Player

    Nationality

    New club

    Fee

    Wilder CartagenaPeruIttihad KalbaEnd of loan
    Jake MulraneyIrelandSt. Patrick AthleticUndisclosed

  • Taty Castellanos New York City FC 2020

    New York City FC transfers

    New signings January window

    Player

    Nationality

    Previous club

    Fee

    Mitja Ilenič SloveniaDomzale€1m
    Gabriel SegalUnited States of America Colony IIFree
    Justin HaakUnited States of America HartfordEnd of loan

    Matt Freese

    United States of America

    Philadelphia Union

    $350k

    Departures January window

    Player

    Nationality

    New club

    Fee

    Alexander Callens

    Peru

    Girona

    Free

    Vuk LatinovichUnited States of America/ SerbiaFCI LevadiaLoan

    Sean Johnson

    United States of America

    Toronto FC

    Free

  • Blake MLS Philadelphia Union 2022

    Philadelphia Union transfers

    New signings January window

    Player

    Nationality

    Previous club

    Fee

    Damion LoweJamaicaInter Miami€206,000
    Joaquin TorresArgentinaMontreal406k

    Departures January window

    Player

    Nationality

    New club

    Fee

    Cole TurnerUnited States of AmericaLoudoun UnitedFree

    Matt Freese

    United States of America

    New York City FC

    $350k

  • Richie Laryea Canada 2022

    Toronto FC transfers

    New signings January window

    Player

    Nationality

    Previous club

    Fee

    Adama Diomande NorwayOdds BKFree
    Raoul PetrettaItaly Kasımpaşa SKUndisclosed

    Sean Johnson

    United States of America

    New York City FC

    Free

    Departures January window

    Player

    Nationality

    New club

    Fee

  • Ezequiel Barco - Atlanta United FC

    Atlanta United transfers

    New signings January window

    Player

    Nationality

    Previous club

    Fee

    Derrick Etienne Jr.

    Haiti

    Columbus

    Free

    Quentin Westberg

    United States of America

    Toronto

    Free

    Tyler Wolff

    United States of America

    SK Beveren

    End of loan

    Amar Sejdic United States of America Montreal91,000
    Clement DiopSenegalNew England Free

    Departures January window

    PlayerNationalityNew clubFee
    Josef MartinezColombiaInter MiamiFree
    Dylan Castanheira United States of America Free agent N/A
    Raul Gudino United States of America Free agent N/A
    Bryce WashingtonUnited States of America Loudoun United€100,000
    Mikey AmbroseUnited States of America Free agent N/A
    Alex De JohnUnited States of America Free agent N/A
    Ronaldo CisnerosMexicoChivasEnd of loan
    Rocco Rios NovoArgentina Phoenix Rising End of loan
    George CampbellUnited States of America Montreal€564,000
    Emerson Hyndman United States of America Free agent N/A
    Alan Franco Argentina Sao Paulo€2.3m
    Marcelino Moreno ArgentinaCoritiba F.C Loan
    Dom Dwyer United States of America Free agent N/A

  • Brenner - FC Cincinnati

    FC Cincinnati transfers

    New signings January window

    Player

    Nationality

    Previous club

    Fee

    Isaiah FosterUnited States of America Switchbacks FC €150,000
    Malik PintoUnited States of America Princeton Tigers Free
    Paul Walters United States of America Nothwestern WildcatsFree

    Departures January window

    Player

    Nationality

    New club

    Fee

    Ronald MatarritaCosta RicaSk Dnipro-1Free

  • Ake Loba Querétaro

    Nashville SC transfers

    New signings January window

    Player

    Nationality

    Previous club

    Fee

    Tyler FreemanUnited States of America Loudoun UnitedFree
    Nick DePuy United States of AmericaThe Angels€48,000
    Ben MartinoUnited States of America Philadelphia€47,000
    Nebiyou PerryUnited States of America/ Sweden Free agent Free
    Kemy AmicheFrance/ Algeria Fighting Camels Free

    Departures January window

    Player

    Nationality

    New club

    Fee

    Dave RomneyUnited States of America New England€500,000
    Aké LobaIvory Coast Mazatlan FCLoan
    Handwalla BwanaSomaliaCharlestonFree
    Robert CastellanosUnited States of AmericaKuPSFree

  • Kenyan International Victor Wanyama of CF Montreal.

    CF Montreal transfers

    New signings January window

    Player

    Nationality

    Previous club

    Fee

    Ilias IliadisGreece/ Canada Panathinaikos BFree

    Departures January window

    Player

    Nationality

    New club

    Fee

    Zorhan BassongCanadaFC ArgesFree

  • Luis Silva, DC United, MLS

    DC United transfers

    New signings January window

    Player

    Nationality

    Previous club

    Fee

    Departures January window

    Player

    Nationality

    New club

    Fee

    Rafael RomoVenezuelaCatólicaFree
    Kimarni SmithEnglandSan AntonioFree
  • miguel angel ramirez Charlotte FC 2022

    Charlotte FC transfers

    New signings January window

    Player

    Nationality

    Previous club

    Fee

    Harrison AffulGhanaN/A Re-signed
    Iuri TavaresCape Verde/ PortugalEstoril U23Undisclosed

    Departures January window

    Player

    Nationality

    New club

    Fee

    Adrián ZendejasUnited States of America Miami FCFree
    Koa SantosUnited States of America Loudoun UnitedFree

  • Columbus Crew Campeones Cup 2021

    Columbus Crew transfers

    New signings January window

    Player

    Nationality

    Previous club

    Fee

    Keegan HughesUnited States of AmericaStanford CardinalFree
    Christian Ramírez United States of America/ Columbia Aberdeen FC Undisclosed

    Departures January window

    Player

    Nationality

    New club

    Fee

  • Jozy Altidore USMNT HIC 16:9

    New England Revolution transfers

    New signings January window

    Player

    Nationality

    Previous club

    Fee

    Santiago SuarezUnited States of America/UruguayRevolution II-
    Jozy AltidoreUnited States of America/HaitiPuebla FCEnd of loan
    Latif BlessingGhanaLAFC €379,000
    Dave RomneyUnited States of America Nashville€500,000

    Departures January window

    Player

    Nationality

    New club

    Fee

    Edward KizzaUgandaPittsburghFree
    Wilfrid KaptoumCameroonLas PalmasFree
    Brad Knighton United States of America Retired-
    Ismael Tajouri-ShradiLibya/AustriaOmonia NicosiaFree

  • Clark Red Bulls 20211

    New York Red Bulls transfers

    New signings January window

    Player

    Nationality

    Previous club

    Fee

    Peter StroudUSABlue DevilsFree
    Cory Burke JamaicaPhiladelphiaFree

    Departures January window

    Player

    Nationality

    New club

    Fee

    Kyle DuncanUSA/ JamaicaKV OostendeEnd of loan
    Zach Ryan USALoudoun UnitedFree
    Jesús CastellanoVenezuelaCincinatti 2Free
    Aaron LongUSALAFCFree

  • Slonina Chicago Fire 2022

    Chicago Fire FC transfers

    New signings January window

    Player

    Nationality

    Previous club

    Fee

    Jonathan DeanUSALegion FCUndisclosed
    Jeff GalUSA Degerfors IFFree
    Arnaud SouquetFranceMontpellier Free

    Departures January window

    Player

    Nationality

    New club

    Fee

    Maren Haile-SelassieSwitzerland/ EthiopiaFC LuganoEnd of loan
    Jhon DuranColombiaAston Villa16.64m
    Stanislav IvanovBulgariaFree agentReleased
    Jonathan BornsteinUSACDS VidaFree
    Andre Reynolds USA Free agentReleased
    Boris Sekulic Slovakia/ SerbiaFree agent Released
    Jhon EspinozaEcuadorFC LuganoFree

  • Driussi MLS Austin FC 2022

    Austin FC transfers

    New signings January window

    Player

    Nationality

    Previous club

    Fee

    Matt BersanoUnited States of America Saint Joseph Free
    Leo VäisänenFinlandIF Elfsborg€1.8m
    Adam Lundkvist SwedenHouston€280,000

    Amro Tarek

    Egypt

    Al Masry

    Free

    Departures January window

    Player

    Nationality

    New club

    Fee

    Ruben GabrielsenNorwayLillestrøm SKUndisclosed
    Tomás PochettinoArgentinaFortalezaUndisclosed

  • St. Louis City SC Pompeu 2022

    St. Louis City SC transfers

    New signings January window

    Player

    Nationality

    Previous club

    Fee

    Selmir PidroBosnia-HerzegovinaFK SarajevoEnd of loan
    Indiana VassilevUSA/ BulgariaAston Villa U-21Undisclosed
    Ben LundtGermanyPhoenix Rising€50,000
    Njabulo BlomSouth AfricaKaizer Chiefs €30,000
    Akil Watts USASt. Louis 2-
    Josh YaroUSA/ GhanaSt. Louis 2-
    Jake Nerwinski USAVancouverFree

    Departures January window

    Player

    Nationality

    New club

    Fee

  • Bongokuhle Hlongwane, Minnesota United, March 2022

    Minnesota United FC transfers

    New signings January window

    Player

    Nationality

    Previous club

    Fee

    Mikael Marques

    Sweden

    AFC Eksilstuna

    $250k

    Doneil HenryCanada/JamaicaToronto Free
    Zarek ValentinPuerto Rico/ USAHoustonFree
    Clint Irwin USAColoradoFree
    Joseph RosalesHondurasIndependienteUndisclosed

    Departures January window

    Player

    Nationality

    New club

    Fee

    Niko HansenDenmarkSan AntonioFree
    Abu DanladiGhanaFree agentReleased
    Jacori HayesUSAFree agentReleased
    Oniel FisherJamaicaFree agent Released
    Nabilai KibunguchyUSA/ Kenya Free agentReleased
    Justin McMasterUSA/ JamaicaFree agent Released
    Tyler MillerUSAD.C. UnitedFree
    Romain MetanireMadagascar/ FranceFree agentReleased
    Callum MontgomeryCanadaFree agent Released

  • Los Angeles FC MLS

    Los Angeles FC transfers

    New signings January window

    Player

    Nationality

    Previous club

    Fee

    Francisco GinellaUruguayNacionalEnd of loan
    Mamadou MbackeSenegalVillarreal CF BEnd of loan
    Denil MaldonadoHondurasFC MotaguaLoan transfer
    Stipe Biuk CroatiaHajduk Split€6.50m
    Aaron LongUSA New York Red BullsFree
    Eldin JakupovicBosnia & Herzegovina/ SwitzerlandEvertonFree

    Departures January window

    Player

    Nationality

    New club

    Fee

    Cal Jennings USAFree agent Released
    Cristian TelloSpainAl-FatehFree
    Sebastien IbeaghaUSA/ NigeriaDallasFree
    Danny TrejoUSA/ MexicoFree agentReleased
    Sebastian Mendez EcuadorSao PaoloFree
    Denil MaldonadoHondurasFC MontaguaEnd of loan
    Franco EscobarArgentinaHouston DynamoFree
    Eddie SeguraColombiaFree agentReleased
    Latif BlessingGhanaNew England€379k
    Gareth BaleWales-Retired
    Cal JenningsUnited States of AmericaTB RowdiesFree
    Danny TrejoUnited States of America/MexicoPhoenix RisingFree

  • San Jose Earthquakes 2021

    San Jose Earthquakes transfers

    New signings January window

    Player

    Nationality

    Previous club

    Fee

    Daniel

    Brazil

    Internacional

    Targeted Allocation Money (TAM)

    Departures January window

    Player

    Nationality

    New club

    Fee

    George AsomaniGhanaFree agentReleased
    Matt BersanoUSA AustinFree
    Gilbert FuentesEl Salvador/ USAFree agentReleased
    Jan GregusSlovakiaFree agentReleased
    RodriguesBrazilGremioEnd of loan
    Siad HajiSomaliaTulsaFree
    Eric RemediArgentinaBanfieldFree
    Shea Salinas USA/Mexico-Retired

  • Seattle Sounders CONCACAF Champions League 2022

    Seattle Sounders FC transfers

    New signings January window

    Player

    Nationality

    Previous club

    Fee

    Departures January window

    Player

    Nationality

    New club

    Fee

    Will Bruin USAFree agentReleased
    Jimmy MedrandaColombiaColumbusFree

  • Giles Barnes Houston Dynamo

    Houston Dynamo transfers

    New signings January window

    Player

    Nationality

    Previous club

    Fee

    Matias VeraArgentinaArgentinos JrsEnd of loan
    Amine BassiMoroccoFC Metz€1.5m
    Brad SmithAustralia/ EnglandD.C. United Free
    Franco Escobar ArgentinaLAFC Free
    Ivan FrancoParaguay Club Libertad AsuncionLoan

    Departures January window

    Player

    Nationality

    New club

    Fee

    Nelson QuinonesColombiaOnce CaldasEnd of loan
    Joe CoronaUSASan Diego LoyalFree
    Mateo BajamichArgentinaEstudiantesFree
    Ian HoffmanUSA/ GermanyFree agentReleased
    Marcelo Palomino USAAFC EskilstunaFree
    Zarek Valentin Puerto Rico/ USAMinnesota United FCFree
    Darwin CerenEl SalvadorCD Aguila Free
    Sam JunquaUSA Free agent Released
    Adam LundkvistSwedenAustin€280k
    Matías VeraArgentinaArgentinos Jrs. Loan
    ZecaBrazilEC Vitoria Free
    Memo RodríguezUSA/ MexicoLA GalaxyFree
    Darwin Quintero ColombiaCD AmericaFree

  • Jesus Ferreira FC Dallas 2022 celebrate

    FC Dallas transfers

    New signings January window

    Player

    Nationality

    Previous club

    Fee

    Dante SealyUSA/Trinidad and TobagoPSV U21End of loan
    Justin CheUSA/GermanyHoffenheim IIEnd of loan
    Jose MulatoColombia Deportivo CaliUndisclosed
    Sebastien Ibeagha USA/NigeriaLos Angeles FCFree
    Geovane JesusBrazilCruzeiro€1.37m
    Amet KorçaUSAHNK GoricaUndisclosed

    Departures January window

    Player

    Nationality

    New club

    Fee

    Eddie MunjomaUSAPhoenix RisingFree
    Kalil ElMedhkarUSALoudoun UnitedFree
    Franco JaraArgentinaBelgranoFree
    Lucas BartlettUSAFree agentReleased
    Nicky HernandezUSA/Hernandez USAFree agent Released
    Beni RezdicUSA/ Bosnia & HezergovinaFree agent Released
    Thomas RobertsUSAFree agent Released

  • Albert Rusnak Real Salt Lake City 03102019

    Real Salt Lake City FC

    New signings January window

    Player

    Nationality

    Previous club

    Fee

    Carlos Andrés Gómez ColombiaMillonarios FC €3.49m

    Departures January window

    Player

    Nationality

    New club

    Fee

    Braian Ojeda

    Paraguay

    Nottingham Forest

    End of loan

    Nick BeslerUSAFree agent Released
    Chris GarciaUSA/Mexico El PasoFree
    Bret HalseyUSA FC Cincinnati 2Free
    Johan Kappelhof Netherlands/ GhanaFree agentReleased
    Tate Schmitt USAFree agentReleased
    Sergio CordovaVenezuelaFC AugsburgEnd of loan

  • Vancouver Whitecaps, MLS

    Vancouver Whitecaps FC transfers

    New signings January window

    Player

    Nationality

    Previous club

    Fee

    Caio AlexandreBrazilFortalezaEnd of loan
    Mathías LabordaUruguay/ ItalyClub Nacional Free transfer

    Departures January window

    Marcus GodinhoCanadaKorona KielceFree
    Janio BikelGuinea-Bissau/ Portugal Free agent Released
    Lucas CavalliniCanada/ ArgentinaFree agent Released
    Cody CropperUSA/EnglandFree agentReleased
    David Egbo NigeriaFree agentReleased
    Jake NerwinskiUSASt. Louis CITY Free
    Evan NewtonUSAFree agentReleased
    Leonard Owusu GhanaFree agent Released
    Tosaint RickettsCanada/ JamaicaFree agent Released
    Derek CorneliusCanada/ JamaicaMalmo FF€458K

    Florian Jungwirth

    Germany

    NA

    Retired

  • Larrys Mabiala - Portland Timbers

    Portland Timbers transfers

    New signings January window

    Player

    Nationality

    Previous club

    Fee

    EvanderBrazilFC Midtjylland€9.5m

    Departures January window

    Player

    Nationality

    New club

    Fee

    Blake Bodily USA San Diego Loyal SCFree
    George FochiveUSA/ CameroonFree agent Released
    Justin Vom SteegUSAFree agentReleased

  • Alan Pulido Sporting Kansas City MLS

    Sporting Kansas City transfers

    New signings January window

    Player

    Nationality

    Previous club

    Fee

    Danny FloresUSAVirginia TechFree
    Tim LeiboldGermanyHamburg SVFree
    Nemanja RadojaSerbiaFree agent Free

    Departures January window

    Player

    Nationality

    New club

    Fee

    Uri RosellSpainNANA
    Kaveh RadUSAHartford AthleticFree
    Nicolas Isimat-Mirin France/ GuadeloupeVitesse Arnhem Free

  • Pablo Mastroeni Colorado Rapids 2012 MLS Cup

    Colorado Rapids transfers

    New signings January window

    Player

    Nationality

    Previous club

    Fee

    Connor Ronan

    Ireland

    Wolves

    Undisclosed

    Andreas Maxso

    Denmark

    Brondby IF

    Undisclosed

    Departures January window

    Player

    Nationality

    New club

    Fee

    Philip Mayaka KenyaCharlotte FC NP Free
    Clint IrwinUSAMinnesota FCFree
    Gyasi ZardesUSA/ GhanaAustin FC Free

  • Los Angeles Galaxy MLS Cup Juninho Donavan

    Los Angeles Galaxy transfers

    New signings January window

    Player

    Nationality

    Previous club

    Fee

    Chris MavingaDR Congo/ FranceTorontoFree
    Memo RodríguezMexico/ USAHouston FCFree

    Departures January window

    Player

    Nationality

    New club

    Fee

    Samuel Grandsir

    France

    Le Havre

    Free (released)

    Richard SánchezMexico/ USAHartfordFree
    Eriq ZavaletaEl Salvador/ USAFree agent Released
    Sacha Kljestan USA/ Serbia-Retired
    Nick DePuyUSANashville€48,000