Monarchs exercise options on six players; sign three to new deals

Real Monarchs SLC Exercise Six Player Options; Sign Three to New Deals

SANDY, Utah (November 28, 2017) – Real Monarchs SLC announced that the club has exercised the contract options on six players from its 2017 roster, while three players signed new deals with the club with one player already under contract ahead of the 2018 season. All contracts are subject to United Soccer League and Federation approval.

The Monarchs picked up the options of forwards Juan Ignacio Mare and Chandler Hoffman; midfielders Sebastian Velasquez and Karsten Hanlin; with defender Michael Gallagher and goalkeeper Andrew Putna’s contract options being exercised.

Midfielders Charlie Adams and Andrew Brody along with defender James Moberg have been signed to new contracts for the 2018 season. Midfielder Danny Cruz was already under contract for 2018.

Additionally, the Monarchs announced that the club has declined the contract options of defenders Kyle Curinga and Max Lachowecki; midfielders Diego Calvo, Daniel Haber, Chase Minter; and forward Skyler Milne. Defenders Emilio Orozco, Riggs Lennon and Taylor Peay are out of contract with the club.

After today’s announcement, the Real Monarchs roster stands as follows:

Goalkeepers: (1) Andrew Putna

Defenders: (2) Michael Gallagher, James Moberg

Midfielders: (5) Danny Cruz, Charlie Adams, Karsten Hanlin, Sebastian Velasquez, Andrew Brody

Forwards: (2) Chandler Hoffman, Juan Mare