PHILADELPHIA – The 2018 MLS SuperDraft is upon us.
Sigi Schmid and the LA Galaxy hold the second and 40th overall selections in Friday’s SuperDraft at the Philadelphia Convention Center. The Galaxy’s second overall draft pick is the club’s highest SuperDraft choice since 2009.
The first two rounds of the SuperDraft will be held on Friday, with the third and fourth rounds taking place next week via conference call.
Below are two top prospects at each position ahead of Friday.
The consensus top goalkeeping selection in this draft pool, the ‘keeper out of Virginia shined in Orlando and is expected to be a surefire first-round selection.
As heralded as Caldwell is, some scouts are tabbing the 6-foot-4 goalkeeper from Southern Methodist University in Texas as the ‘keeper with the highest ceiling in Friday’s draft.
The Stanford product is valued by draft experts as the most talented central defender available but struggled in the combine to show off the skills he displayed during his impressive college career.
The Portuguese defender from Akron had an up-and-down performance during the draft, but is still considered to be a top selection due to his talent and technical ability.
Despite not having the best combine performance, the shifty quick Ghanaian winger remains one of the most talented players in the draft.
Considered one of the most MLS ready prospects in the draft pool, the Wisconsin attacker who led college soccer in assists last season
The son of the Barcelona legend is one of the hottest talked about prospects following a stellar showing at the combine.
The striker out of Michigan brings pace to burn and enjoyed a solid combine that saw him find the back of the net in the final match.