SAN JOSE, Calif. – San Jose Earthquakes forward Danny Hoesen was among five players selected by Austin FC during the 2020 MLS Expansion Draft on Tuesday afternoon.
Hoesen, 29, was out of contract following the 2020 season and was not tendered a Bona Fide Offer. He tallied 23 goals and 12 assists in 104 appearances (64 starts) since joining the team in 2017. Hoesen made just eight appearances in 2020, missing the final two months of the season after having surgery to repair oblique and adductor muscle tears.
Hoesen’s selection will see the Earthquakes receive $50,000 in General Allocation Money and be exempt from the 2021 MLS Expansion Draft.
Austin FC selected the following players:
Forward Danny Hoesen – San Jose Earthquakes
Midfielder Jared Stroud – New York Red Bulls
Goalkeeper Brady Scott – Nashville SC
Midfielder Joe Corona – LA Galaxy
Defender Kamal Miller – Orlando City SC