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FC Dallas exercises contract options on six players, declines options on 10 for 2018 season

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20 players are currently under contract

MLS: New England Revolution at FC Dallas Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

The long awaited roster decisions by FC Dallas are finally done. FC Dallas has exercised contract options on six players and has not exercised options on 10 others for the 2018 season.

FC Dallas will exercise the 2018 contract options on Tesho Akindele, Mauro Diaz, Jacori Hayes, Ryan Hollingshead, Victor Ulloa and Walker Zimmerman.

The 2018 contracts options for Carlos Cermeño, Eduardo “Pollo” Cortes, Hernan Grana, Cariaco Gonzalez, Aaron Guillen, Atiba Harris, Walker Hume and Javier Morales were not exercised. Harris also qualifies for MLS free agency.

Goalkeeper Chris Seitz is also out of contract, he is eligible for MLS free agency.

The options for Coy Craft and Maynor Figueroa also were not exercised. However, FC Dallas continues to work with Craft and Figueroa on new deals for the 2018 season.

Currently FC Dallas’ roster stands with one keeper, five defenders, nine midfielders and five forwards.

Are there any surprises that you see in this bunch? We’ll dive more into what this all means in the coming days.