NWSL free agency tracker: USWNT’s Rose Lavelle, Emily Sonnett join Crystal Dunn with NJ/NY Gotham FC

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NJ/NY Gotham FC continues to make a splash on the free agency market, this time landing the signings of Rose Lavelle and Emily Sonnett on Thursday.

The sought-after duo joins reigning champions OL Reign, for whom they both played in last year's championship game. Women's World Cup winners join their U.S. Women's National Team colleagues Crystal Dunn And Tierna Davidson as free agents to sign for Gotham in recent days as the club prepares a star-studded rebuild with the goal of remaining competitive in 2024.

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The league's second free agency window is gearing up for a busy offseason. More than 70 players with at least five years of experience in the NWSL can move on as free agents this offseason, and the list includes some eye-popping names. Casey Krueger, another national team player, could be next to move in with him a transfer to the Washington Spirit would be considered, while Becky Sauerbrunn and Sam Mewis are respectively at the end of their contracts with the Portland Thorns and the Kansas City Current. The exit of Mewis from Courant is already confirmed.

Here's an updated list of players who are on the move — and where they end up — as the NWSL's second free agency period begins.

MEDIUMAngelinaOrlando Pride (three-year contract)Reign of OL
MEDIUMTaylor AylmerTo be determinedRacing Louisville FC
G.K.Nicole BarnhartTo be determinedSpirit of Washington
G.K.Michelle BetosTo be determinedNJ/NY Gotham FC
DEFCamryn BiegalskiTo be determinedSpirit of Washington
G.K.Emily BoydTo be determinedChicago Red Stars
DEFAmber BrooksTo be determinedSpirit of Washington
FWDSimone CharleyTo be determinedAngel City FC
DEFAllysha ChapmanTo be determinedHouston Dash
MEDIUMEmily CurranTo be determinedHouston Dash
DEFTierna DavidsonNJ/NY Gotham FC (three-year contract)Chicago Red Stars
G.K.Ella DederickTo be determinedHouston Dash
FWDMakenzy DoniakSan Diego Wave FC (two-year contract)San Diego Wave FC
FWDImani DorseyUtah Royals (two-year contract)NJ/NY Gotham FC
FWDCrystal DunnNJ/NY Gotham FC (three-year contract)Portland Thorns FC
DEFCaprice DydascoBay FC (two-year contract)Houston Dash
MEDIUMElizabeth EddyTo be determinedAngel City FC
FWDEmina EkicCity of MelbourneRacing Louisville FC
MEDIUMSinead FarrellyTo be determinedNJ/NY Gotham FC
MEDIUMBayley FeistTo be determinedSpirit of Washington
DEFSabrina FloresTo be determinedNJ/NY Gotham FC
DEFEmilie RenardTo be determinedNorth Carolina Courage
MEDIUMMakamae Gomera-StevensTo be determinedHouston Dash
DEFSarah GordonAngel City FC (three-year contract)Angel City FC
FWDPaulina GramagliaTo be determinedHouston Dash
FWDMarried to sheaTo be determinedHouston Dash
DEFMadison HammondTo be determinedAngel City FC
MEDIUMTori HusterTo be determinedSpirit of Washington
G.K.Brittany IsenhourTo be determinedAngel City FC
G.K.Devon KerrTo be determinedHouston Dash
FWDKing TziarraTo be determinedReign of OL
DEFMeghan KlingenbergTo be determinedPortland Thorns FC
DEFAli KriegerRetirement announcedNJ/NY Gotham FC
DEFCasey KruegerTo be determinedChicago Red Stars
DEFNatalia KuikkaTo be determinedPortland Thorns FC
MEDIUMRose LavelleNJ/NY Gotham FC (three-year contract)Reign of OL
MEDIUMJordyn ListroTo be determinedOrlando Pride
MEDIUMAllie LongTo be determinedNJ/NY Gotham FC
FWDCheyna MatthewRetirement announcedChicago Red Stars
DEFMerritt MathiasAngel City FC (one-year contract)Angel City FC
MEDIUMSavannah McCaskillSan Diego Wave (three-year contract)Angel City FC
FWDJessica McDonaldTo be determinedRacing Louisville FC
DEFTegan McGradyTo be determinedPortland Thorns FC
DEFAddisyn MerrickUtah Royals (two-year contract)Kansas City Current
MEDIUMSam MewisTo be determinedKansas City Current
G.K.Cassie MillerTo be determinedKansas City Current
FWDNadia NadimTo be determinedRacing Louisville FC
FWDYuki NagasatoTo be determinedChicago Red Stars
DEFKiki PickettTo be determinedNorth Carolina Courage
DEFMadison PogarchUtah Royals (two-year contract)San Diego Wave FC
MEDIUMTaylor PorterTo be determinedPortland Thorns FC
FWDMegan RapinoeRetirement announcedReign of OL
FWDBrittany RatcliffeTo be determinedNorth Carolina Courage
DEFCari RoccaroChicago Red Stars (two-year contract)Chicago Red Stars
DEFMaria SanchezHouston Dash (three-year contract)Houston Dash
DEFBecky SauerbrunnTo be determinedPortland Thorns FC
MEDIUMDesiree ScottTo be determinedKansas City Current
DEFKayla SharplesBay FC (two-year contract)Chicago Red Stars
FWDMarissa ShevaTo be determinedSpirit of Washington
MEDIUMMana HoldTo be determinedNJ/NY Gotham FC
DEFCheyenne ShortsTo be determinedSan Diego Wave FC
FWDChristine SinclairTo be determinedPortland Thorns FC
DEFEmily SonnetNJ/NY Gotham FC (three-year contract)Reign of OL
DEFBianca Saint-GeorgesTo be determinedChicago Red Stars
MEDIUMNikki StantonTo be determinedReign of OL
MEDIUMElla StevensTo be determinedChicago Red Stars
DEFKylie StromOrlando Pride (three-year contract)Orlando Pride
FWDMallory SwansonTo be determinedChicago Red Stars
MEDIUMEmily Van EgmondTo be determinedSan Diego Wave FC
FWDMichele VasconcelosUtah Royals (two-year contract)Portland Thorns FC
MEDIUMMarisa ViggianoRacing Louisville (two-year contract)Houston Dash
MEDIUMDani WeatherholtTo be determinedAngel City FC
FWDMallory WeberTo be determinedKansas City Current
DEFChristen WestphalSan Diego Wave FC (two-year contract)San Diego Wave FC
MEDIUMMcCall ZerboniTo be determinedNJ/NY Gotham FC

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