Revolution announce year-end roster decisions


FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Revolution have exercised the contract options of several players, placing the club’s roster at 22 contracted players entering the 2021-2022 offseason.

The following 16 players have guaranteed contracts with New England for the 2022 season: Emmanuel Boateng, Gustavo Bou, Adam Buksa, Teal Bunbury, Brandon Bye, A.J. DeLaGarza, Earl Edwards Jr., Andrew Farrell, Carles Gil, Wilfrid Kaptoum, Christian Mafla, Tommy McNamara, Matt Polster, Damian Rivera, Arnór Traustason, and Matt Turner.  

The six players who had their 2022 contract options exercised were Jon Bell, DeJuan Jones, Henry Kessler, Edward Kizza, Maciel, and Justin Rennicks.

The Revolution did not exercise the contract option of defender Collin Verfurth. In addition, four players are currently out of contract with the club in 2022: Tajon Buchanan, Luis Caicedo, Scott Caldwell, and Brad Knighton. Caldwell and Knighton are both eligible free agents this offseason. 

Click here to view the complete MLS offseason calendar, which features a four-hour trade window on Dec. 11 beginning at 9:00 a.m. ET, followed by the MLS Expansion Draft on Dec. 14 and the opening of MLS free agency on Dec. 15.

New England Revolution 2021 Year-End Roster Update

Players with Guaranteed Contracts for 2022 (16)

Emmanuel Boateng 

Gustavo Bou

Adam Buksa 

Teal Bunbury

Brandon Bye

A.J. DeLaGarza

Earl Edwards Jr. 

Andrew Farrell

Carles Gil 

Wilfrid Kaptoum

Christian Mafla

Tommy McNamara

Matt Polster

Damian Rivera

Arnór Traustason

Matt Turner

2022 Player Options Exercised (6)

Jon Bell

DeJuan Jones

Henry Kessler

Edward Kizza


Justin Rennicks

2022 Player Options Declined (1)

Collin Verfurth

Out of Contract in 2022 (4)

Tajon Buchanan

Luis Caicedo

Scott Caldwell

Brad Knighton