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New York selects Sal Zizzo in expansion draft

The only player selected in the expansion draft from SKC was Sal Zizzo

Zizzo selected by NYCFC
Zizzo selected by NYCFC
Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports

Sal Zizzo was probably not coming back to Sporting Kansas City next season since the club declined his option recently. That did not stop New York City FC from taking him in the MLS Expansion Draft with their ninth pick.

Sporting Kansas City was allowed to add a player to the protected list when Zizzo was taken and manager Peter Vermes did not hesitate to protect Jacob "The Answer" Peterson.

1 GK Donovan Ricketts (POR) MF Ned Grabavoy (RSL)
2 MF Tony Cascio (COL) FW Patrick Mullins (NE)
3 DF Jalil Anibaba (SEA) DF Jason Hernandez (SJ)
4 MF/FW Pedro Ribeiro (PHI) MF Daniel Lovitz (TOR)
5 MF Lewis Neal (DC) FW Tony Taylor (NE)
6 FW Jairo Arrieta (CLB) MF Mehdi Ballouchy (VAN)
7 DF Heath Pearce (MTL) DF George John (DAL)
8 FW Danny Mwanga (COL) MF Thomas McNamara (DC)
9 FW Mark Sherrod (HOU) MF Sal Zizzo (SKC)
10 DF Eric Gehrig (CLB) DF Chris Wingert (RSL)