Nashville SC’s MLS roster

Dax McCarty photo courtesy Nashville SC

Nashville SC will be moving from the USL Championship into MLS in 2020. Who will be on the roster?

David Accam

Pos: M/F (Winger) Birthdate: 9/28/90 (29 y/o) Hometown: Accra, Ghana International: 11 caps (Ghana)
2019 Club: Columbus Crew (MLS) 2019 Salary: $1,010,004 Budget status: TAM/DP Roster distinction: Senior Domestic (Green Card)
Acquisition method: MLS Trade Acquisition price: N/A Allocation spent:

GAM: $350,000
TAM: $100,000

Other: Three-way deal w/ Philadelphia Union (Columbus had him for second half of 2019, net spend of $50,000 GAM and one international slot to the Union).
Wife, Florence Dadson, plays for Ghana WNT.

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Jalil Anibaba

Pos: D (Centerback) Birthdate: 10/19/88 (31 y/o) Hometown: Fontana, Calif. International: N/A
2019 Club: New England Revolution (MLS) 2019 Salary: $101,250 Budget status: Senior Roster distinction: Senior Domestic
Acquisition method: 2019 Expansion Draft Acquisition price: N/A Allocation spent: (N/A) Other: Third round Expansion Draft pick
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Dominique Badji

Pos: F (Center Forward / Winger) Birthdate: 10/16/92 (27 y/o) Hometown: Dakar, Senegal International: N/A
2019 Club: FC Dallas (MLS) 2019 Salary: $200,000 Budget status: Senior Roster distinction: Senior Domestic (Green Card)
Acquisition method: MLS Trade Acquisition price: N/A Allocation spent:

GAM: $150,000
TAM: $175,000

Other: (N/A)
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Brayan Beckeles

Pos: D (Centerback / Right back) Birthdate: 11/28/85 (34 y/o) Hometown: La Ceiba, Honduras International: 66 caps (Honduras)
2019 Club: CD Olimpia (Honduras) 2019 Salary: Unknown Budget status: Unknown Roster distinction: Senior Domestic (Green Card)
Acquisition method: International transfer Acquisition price: Unknown (expected free) Allocation spent: (N/A) Other: (N/A)
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Abu Danladi

Pos: F (Center forward / Striker) Birthdate: 10/18/95 (24 y/o) Hometown: Takoradi, Ghana International: N/A
2019 Club: CMinnesota United (MLS) 2019 Salary: $145,000 Budget status: Senior Roster distinction: Senior Domestic (Green Card)
Acquisition method: 2019 Expansion Draft Acquisition price: N/A Allocation spent: (N/A) Other: First-round Expansion Draft pick
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Anibal Godoy

Pos: M (Central defensive mid) Birthdate: 2/10/90 (29 y/o) Hometown: Panama City, Panama International: 99 caps (Panama)
2019 Club: San Jose Earthquakes (MLS) 2019 Salary: $450,000 Budget status: Senior/TAM Roster distinction: Senior Domestic (Green Card)
Acquisition method: MLS Trade Acquisition price: N/A Allocation spent:

GAM: $650,000

Other: Stayed with Earthquakes through 2019 after Summer Window trade.
Missed much of 2019 season with abdominal injury. Content:

Derrick Jones

Pos: M (Central defensive / box-to-box) Birthdate: 3/3/97 (22 y/o) Hometown: Bantama, Ghana International: USA U-23
2019 Club: Nashville SC (USL) 2019 Salary: $75,000 Budget status: Senior Roster distinction: Homegrown Domestic (Citizen)
Acquisition method: MLS Trade Acquisition price: N/A Allocation spent:

GAM: $175,000

Other: Traded from Philadelphia Union, joined Nashville SC on MLS contract and played 2019 for USL side.
Broken ankle in 2019, out May 29-Sept. 28. Content:

Matt LaGrassa

Pos: M (Central defensive) Birthdate: 1/27/93 (26 y/o) Hometown: Sacramento, Calif. International: N/A
2019 Club: Nashville SC (USL) 2019 Salary: Unknown Budget status: Senior/Supplemental Roster distinction: Senior/supplemntal Domestic
Acquisition method: USL Discovery Acquisition price: N/A Allocation spent: (N/A) Other: Two-year player for Nashville SC USL.
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Cameron Lancaster

Pos: F (Striker) Birthdate: 11/5/92 (27 y/o) Hometown: London, UK International: N/A
2019 Club: Nashville SC (USL) 2019 Salary: $70,250 Budget status: Supplemental Roster distinction: Supplemental International (seeking Green Card)
Acquisition method: USL Discovery Acquisition price: N/A Allocation spent: (N/A) Other: MLS signing, internally loaned to USL team for 2019.
In-and-out of 2019 lineup with injury. Content:

Randall Leal

Pos: M/F (Winger / striker / attacking midfield) Birthdate: 1/14/97 (22 y/o) Hometown:San Jose, Costa Rica International: 11 caps (Costa Rica)
2019 Club: Saprissa (Costa Rica) 2019 Salary: Unknown Budget status: TAM/Young DP Roster distinction: Senior International
Acquisition method: International transfer Acquisition price: Unknown Allocation spent (N/A) Other: (N/A)
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Daniel Lovitz

Pos: D/M (Left back / left midfield) Birthdate: 8/27/91 (28 y/o) Hometown: Wyndmoor, Pa. International: 13 caps (USA)
2019 Club: Montreal Impact (MLS) 2019 Salary: $97,453 Budget status: Senior Roster distinction: Senior Domestic
Acquisition method: MLS Trade Acquisition price: N/A Allocation spent:

GAM: $50,000
TAM: $50,000

Other: Also 2020 international roster slot
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Dax McCarty

Pos: M (Central defensive mid) Birthdate:4/30/87 (32 y/o) Hometown: Winter Park, Fla. International: 13 caps (USA)
2019 Club: Chicago Fire (MLS) 2019 Salary: $700,000 Budget status: Senior/TAM/DP Roster distinction: Senior Domestic
Acquisition method: MLS Trade Acquisition price: N/A GAM: $50,000
TAM: $50,000
Other: 2021 second-round SuperDraft pick
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Jimmy Medranda

Pos: D/M (Left / central midfield, left back) Birthdate: 2/7/94 (25 y/o) Hometown: Mosquera, Colombia International: (N/A)
2019 Club: Sporting Kansas City (MLS) 2019 Salary: $155,004 Budget status: Senior Roster distinction: Senior Domestic (Green Card)
Acquisition method: 2019 Expansion Draft Acquisition price: (N/A) Allocation spent: (N/A) Other: Fifth-round Expansion Draft pick (GAM/TAM spend for Adrian Zendejas part of package to leave Medranda unprotected)
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Eric Miller

Pos: D (Right / center back) Birthdate: 1/15/93 (26 y/o) Hometown: Jacksonville, Fla. International: (N/A)
2019 Club: New York City FC (MLS) 2019 Salary: $108,550 Budget status: Senior Roster distinction: Senior Domestic
Acquisition method: 2019 MLS Re-entry Draft Acquisition price: N/A Allocation spent: (N/A) Other: Stage 1 Re-entry Draft pick (2022 MLS SuperDraft second-round pick to Vancouver Whitecaps to move up in Re-entry order)
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Hany Mukhtar

Pos: M/F (Central attacking mid / winger / striker) Birthdate: 3/21/95 (24 y/o) Hometown: Berlin, Germany International: Germany U-23
2019 Club: Brøndby IF (Denmark) 2019 Salary: Unknown Budget status: DP Roster distinction: Senior International
Acquisition method: International transfer Acquisition price: Unknown (Reported $3.4 million) Allocation spent:

GAM: $100,000

Other: Traded for discovery rights with Seattle Sounders
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Miguel Nazarit

Pos: D (Centerback) Birthdate: 5/20/97 (22 y/o) Hometown: Cali, Colombia International: Colombia U-23
2019 Club: Once Caldas (Colombia) 2019 Salary: Unknown Budget status: TAM Roster distinction: Senior International
Acquisition method: International transfer Acquisition price: Unknown (reported free) Allocation spent: Unknown Other: (N/A)
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Daniel Ríos

Pos: F (Center forward) Birthdate: 2/22/95 (24 y/o) Hometown: Mexico City, Mexico International: Mexico U-20
2019 Club: Nashville SC (USL) 2019 Salary: $80,000 Budget status: Senior/Supplemental Roster distinction: Senior/Supplemental International (seeking green card)
Acquisition method: USL Discovery Acquisition price: (N/A) Allocation spent: (N/A) Other: MLS signing, internally loaned to USL side for 2019
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Dave Romney

Pos: D (Center / left back) Birthdate: 6/12/93 (26 y/o) Hometown: Irvine, Calif. International: (N/A)
2019 Club: Los Angeles Galaxy (MLS) 2019 Salary: $102,000 Budget status: Senior Roster distinction: Senior Domestic
Acquisition method: MLS Trade Acquisition price: N/A Allocation spent:

GAM: $225,000

Other: $50,000 conditional GAM (performance-based)
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Ken Tribbett

Pos: D/M (Centerback / central defensive mid) Birthdate: 8/28/92 (27 y/o) Hometown: Centennial, Colo. International: (N/A)
2019 Club: Nashville SC (USL) 2019 Salary: Unknown Budget status: Senior/Supplemental Roster distinction: Senior/Supplemental Domestic
Acquisition method: USL Discovery Acquisition price: N/A Allocation spent: (N/A) Other: (N/A)
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Taylor Washington

Pos: D/M (Left back / winger) Birthdate: 8/16/93 (26 y/o) Hometown: Somers, N.Y. International: (N/A)
2019 Club: Nashville SC (USL) 2019 Salary: Unknown Budget status: Senior/Supplemental Roster distinction: Senior/Supplemental Domestic
Acquisition method: USL Discovery Acquisition price: N/A Allocation spent: (N/A) Other: Two-year player for Nashville SC USL.
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Joe Willis

Pos: GK Birthdate: 8/10/88 (31 y/o) Hometown: St. Louis, Mo. International: (N/A)
2019 Club: Houston Dynamo (MLS) 2019 Salary: $165,000 Budget status: Senior Roster distinction: Senior Domestic
Acquisition method: MLS Trade Acquisition price: (N/A) Allocation spent: (N/A) Other: Second-round 2019 MLS Expansion Draft pick (Brandon Vazquez), $75,000 TAM performance incentive.
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Alan Winn

Pos: M/F (Winger / central attacker) Birthdate: 2/18/96 (23 y/o) Hometown: Dallas, Texas International: USA U-17
2019 Club: Nashville SC (USL) 2019 Salary: Unknown Budget status: Unknown Roster distinction: Supplemental/reserve Domestic
Acquisition method: USL Discovery Acquisition price: N/A Allocation spent: (N/A) Other: Two-year player with Nashville SC USL.
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Adrian Zendejas

Pos: GK Birthdate: 8/30/95 (24 y/o) Hometown: Chula Vista, Calif. International: (N/A)
2019 Club: Sporting Kansas City (MLS) 2019 Salary: $70,250 Budget status: Senior/Supplemental Roster distinction: Senior/Supplemental Domestic
Acquisition method: MLS Trade Acquisition price: N/A GAM: $50,000
TAM: $125,000
Other: 2020 International slot. (GAM/TAM spend part of package to leave Jimmy Medranda unprotected in 2019 Expansion Draft).
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