New England Revolution announce roster decisions for 2021 season

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Revolution announced today the club’s end-of-year roster decisions ahead of the 2021 Major League Soccer season. With 13 players already having guaranteed contracts for 2021, five additional players had their contract options exercised to bring the Revolution roster to 18 players entering the MLS offseason.

The following 13 players had guaranteed contracts with New England for the 2021 season: Gustavo Bou, Tajon Buchanan, Adam Buksa, Teal Bunbury, Alexander Büttner, Brandon Bye, Andrew Farrell, DeJuan Jones, Henry Kessler, Matt Polster, Justin Rennicks, Damian Rivera, and Matt Turner.

The five players who had their 2021 contract options exercised were Luis Caicedo, Scott Caldwell, Carles Gil, Brad Knighton, and Collin Verfurth.

The Revolution did not exercise the contract options on seven players from the 2020 roster: Isaac Angking, Jeff Caldwell, Nicolas Firmino, Kekuta Manneh, Michael Mancienne, Cristian Penilla, and Seth Sinovic. In addition, five players are currently out of contract with the club in 2021: Antonio Delamea, Diego Fagundez, Thomas McNamara, Kelyn Rowe, and Lee Nguyen.

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<strong>New England Revolution 2021 Roster Decisions</strong>
<strong>Players with Guaranteed Contracts for 2021 (13)</strong>
<p>Gustavo Bou</p>
<p>Tajon Buchanan</p>
<p>Adam Buksa</p>
<p>Teal Bunbury</p>
<p>Alexander Büttner</p>
<p>Brandon Bye</p>
<p>Andrew Farrell</p>
<p>DeJuan Jones</p>
<p>Henry Kessler</p>
<p>Matt Polster</p>
<p>Justin Rennicks</p>
<p>Damian Rivera</p>
<p>Matt Turner</p>
<strong>2021 Player Options Exercised (5)</strong>
<p>Luis Caicedo</p>
<p>Scott Caldwell</p>
<p>Carles Gil</p>
<p>Brad Knighton</p>
<p>Collin Verfurth</p>
<strong>2021 Player Options Declined (7)</strong>
<p>Isaac Angking</p>
<p>Jeff Caldwell</p>
<p>Nicolas Firmino</p>
<p>Michael Mancienne</p>
<p>Kekuta Manneh</p>
<p>Cristian Penilla</p>
<p>Seth Sinovic</p>
<strong>Out of Contract in 2021 (5)</strong>
<p>Antonio Delamea</p>
<p>Diego Fagundez</p>
<p>Thomas McNamara</p>
<p>Lee Nguyen</p>
<p>Kelyn Rowe</p>