Some of this will change again Thursday with the SuperDraft, but for now here's a quick club-provided overview of the Sounders off-season moves and a look at the roster as it now stands:
The Ins & Outs: Offseason TransactionsSounders FC has kept busy over the offseason, signing eight new players over the past five weeks. The movement began with two defensive additions in goalkeeper Stefan Frei and center back Chad Marshall. The team also added two forwards in Kenny Cooper, Chad Barrett and Tristan Bowen, and signed two Homegrown Players in midfielder Aaron Kovar and forward Sean Okoli. On the day before the SuperDraft, Sounders FC acquired defender Jalil Anibaba from the Chicago Fire. In:GK Stefan Frei (12/10/13 - trade from Toronto)F Tristan Bowen (12/11/13 - trade from Chivas USA)D Chad Marshall (12/12/13 - trade from Columbus)F Kenny Cooper (12/13/13 - trade from FC Dallas)M Aaron Kovar (1/9/14 - Homegrown Player)F Sean Okoli (1/9/14 - Homegrown Player)F Chad Barrett (1/9/14 - Re-Entry Stage 2)D Jalil Anibaba (1/15/14 - trade from Chicago Fire) Out:GK Michael Gspurning (12/9/13 - option declined)D Marc Burch (12/9/13 - option declined)M Blair Gavin (12/9/13 - option declined)F Eddie Johnson (12/17/13 - traded DC United)M Adam Moffat (12/13/13 - traded to FC Dallas)M Mauro Rosales (12/11/13 - traded to Chivas USA)F Steve Zakuani (12/9/13 - out of contract)D Jhon Kennedy Hurtado (1/15/14 - traded to Chicago Fire)D Patrick Ianni (1/15/14 - traded to Chicago Fire) Sounders FC RosterGoalkeepers (3): Stefan Frei, Marcus Hahnemann, Josh FordDefenders (8): Jalil Anibaba, Leo Gonzalez, Chad Marshall, Dylan Remick, Zach Scott, Djimi Traore, DeAndre Yedlin, Eriq Zavaleta.Midfielders (8): Osvaldo Alonso, Alex Caskey, Clint Dempsey, Brad Evans, Shalrie Joseph, Aaron Kovar, Lamar Neagle, Andy Rose.Forwards (7): Chad Barrett, Will Bates, Tristan Bowen, Kenny Cooper, David Estrada, Obafemi Martins, Sean Okoli.