With each the start of preseason and opening day (April 17) delayed, Major League Soccer has introduced the Major Transfer Window has been amended.
The Major Transfer Window will now open March 10 and stay open by June 1, virtually a month longer than deliberate. The Secondary Transfer Window stays the identical, opening on July 7 and closing on August 5.
- Major Transfer Window: Wed., March 10 – Tues., June 1, 2021
- Secondary Transfer Window: Wed., July 7 – Thurs., August 5, 2021
The switch windows are the durations by which MLS teams can formally register any new players who had been beforehand under contract with golf equipment primarily based outside MLS and for which an International Transfer Certificates (ITC) is required. Whereas offers could also be agreed upon outside these windows, the switch and receipt of an ITC are required in order to formally add a player to a roster, thus permitting him to be eligible for official competitions.
All in-season trades between MLS golf equipment should happen inside these switch windows.