Sali occupies an international slot unless he is permanently loaned to North Texas and can't be recalled to the first team. So that would make six.

Still, having two open slots is great for Dallas. I think they keep them open for potential summer signings. If the team is struggling through the first half of the season it wouldn't surprise me if they went out and made additional signings and traded/loaned away underperforming players. In that case they would need those slots so i think they will hold on to them like you suggest.

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Ah! Great catch. I know the club has had to wait until he turned 18 to actually welcome him to the club. While he was announced as someone who would take up a slot, there was some discussion that his Canadian citizenship may help keep him off the international roster slots.

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