Toronto FC transaction tracker

The transaction tracker at TFC Republic is a special feature where we will list all of the roster additions and cuts, trades, signings and re-signings, and transfers made by Toronto FC, and examine what each move means for the club moving forward.

It's a great way to keep tabs on what Toronto FC is doing and how it's building its roster, as we look at each transaction in a bit of detail.

May 7, 2024: Reds, Akinola mutually agree to terminate contract

Toronto FC announced it has come to an agreement with forward Ayo Akinola to mutually terminate his contract, effective May 7, 2024.

Transaction tracker: TFC parts ways with Ayo Akinola
Toronto FC announced it has come to an agreement with the Canadian forward to mutually terminate his contract.

April 24, 2024: Reds get Derrick Etienne Jr. from Atlanta United

Toronto FC acquired winger Derrick Etienne Jr. in a trade with Atlanta United FC in exchange for $200,000 in 2025 General Allocation Money (GAM). As part of the deal, Atlanta could also receive an additional $175,000 GAM if certain performance-based metrics are met. 

Transaction tracker: TFC acquires Derrick Etienne Jr.
The 27-year-old winger joins Toronto FC following a trade with Atlanta United for $200,000 in 2025 GAM.

March 22, 2024: Luke Singh loaned out to Atlético Ottawa

Toronto FC announced that centre back Luke Singh has been sent to Atlético Ottawa of the Canadian Premier League on a season-long loan. 

Transaction tracker: TFC sends Luke Singh out on loan again
The young centre back will spend the 2024 season with Atlético Ottawa in the Canadian Premier League.

March 14, 2024: TFC trades Blessing to Houston    

Toronto FC sends midfielder Latif Blessing to Houston Dynamo in exchange for up to $275,000 General Allocation Money – $75,000 in 2025 GAM and up to $200,000 in conditional 2025 GAM if certain performance-based metrics are met.

Transaction tracker: TFC trades Latif Blessing to Houston
The Ghanaian midfielder only made seven appearances for Toronto FC following last summer’s trade from New England.

March 5, 2024: Hugo Mbongue loaned to San Antonio    

Toronto FC sends forward Hugo Mbongue on loan to San Antonio FC of the United Soccer League (USL) Championship for the remainder of the 2024 season. 

Transaction tracker: TFC sends Hugo Mbongue out on loan
The 19-year-old forward will spend the rest of the 2024 United Soccer League Championship with San Antonio FC.

Feb. 29, 2024: Reds add midfielder Matty Longstaff   

Toronto FC has signed English midfielder Matty Longstaff to a contract through 2025 with an option for 2026.

Transaction tracker: TFC brings in midfielder Matty Longstaff
The former Newcastle United player has signed with Toronto FC through 2025 with an option for 2026.

Feb. 24, 2024: Toronto FC signs Adam Pearlman   

Toronto FC signed defender Adam Pearlman to a first team contract as a homegrown player through 2027 with an option for 2028.  

Transaction tracker: Adam Pearlman joins Toronto FC
The 18-year-old defender becomes the 33rd player in club history to graduate from the youth academy to the senior team.

Feb. 23, 2024: Toronto FC waives Adama Diomande  

Toronto FC announced it has placed forward Adama Diomande on waivers. 

Transaction tracker: Toronto FC waives Adama Diomande
Instead of buying the Norwegian forward out of his contract, TFC put him on waivers on Friday.

Feb. 23, 2024: Reds land Laryea from Nottingham Forest 

Toronto FC has agreed to terms on a transfer fee with English Premier League side Nottingham Forest FC for defender Richie Laryea. The Reds have signed the Canadian international through 2026 with an option for 2027. According to Chris Wheatley of NationalWorld, the transfer is worth $750,000 US plus bonuses.

Transaction tracker: Richie Laryea returns to Toronto FC
TFC have agreed to terms on a transfer fee for Richie Laryea and has signed him through 2026 with an option for 2027.

Feb. 23, 2024: Reds adds Nicksoen Gomis to roster 

Toronto FC signs French defender Nicksoen Gomis from English club Sheffield United FC to a two-year deal through 2025 with options for 2026 and 2027.  

Quick analysis: Toronto FC continues to add defensive reinforcements with the signing of Gomis, whose arrival at the MLS club comes on the heels of this week's earlier additions of Richie Laryea and Kevin Long. 

Transaction tracker: TFC adds French defender Nicksoen Gomis
Toronto FC bulked up its defensive depth with the signing of the French defender from Sheffield United.

Feb. 22, 2024: Reds ink Ranjitsingh to short-term deal

Toronto FC signed goalkeeper Greg Ranjitsingh to a new contract through 2024 with an option for 2025. 

Transaction tracker: Toronto FC brings back Greg Ranjitsingh
Ranjitsingh had his contract option declined at the end of the last season but he will be back in the fold for TFC in 2024.

Feb. 21, 2024: Reds secure an international roster slot

Toronto FC acquired a 2024 international roster slot from CF Montreal in exchange for $175,000 in General Allocation Money (GAM) split between 2024 and 2025. TFC will send $50,000 in GAM to Montreal in 2024 and $125,000 in GAM in 2025.

Transaction tracker: TFC acquires international roster slot from CF Montreal
TFC received a 2024 international roster slot from CF Montréal in exchange for $175,000 in GAM split between 2024 and 2025.

Feb. 20, 2024: Reds add Irish international Kevin Long 

Toronto FC acquires defender Kevin Long from Birmingham City of the EFL Championship. Terms of the transfer deal were not released. The Irish centre back has signed with TFC through 2024 with a 2025 option. He will occupy an international slot on the club's roster this coming season.

Transaction tracker: TFC signs veteran defender Kevin Long
In desperate need of defensive reinforcements, Toronto FC looked across the pond and plucked the Irishman from Birmingham City.

February 15, 2024: TFC 2 adds Charlie Sharp 

After spending a portion of pre-season training camp with the first team, the 22-year-old has inked an MLS NEXT Pro contract with the Young Reds. Terms of the deal were not announced. Sharp will be added to the club’s roster pending league and federation approval.

Transaction tracker: Draft pick Charlie Sharp signs with TFC 2
After spending a portion of pre-season training camp with the first team, the 22-year-old has inked a deal with the Young Reds.

January 9, 2024: Reds add Deybi Flores 

Toronto FC signed defensive midfielder Deybi Flores from Hungarian team Fehérvár Football Club to a two-year contract with an option for 2026. He will be added to the club’s roster pending his Canadian work permit, medicals, and receipt of the International Transfer Certificate (ITC). Terms of the deal with Fehérvár were not released.

Transaction tracker: Toronto FC signs Deybi Flores
The Honduran international has returned to Major League Soccer after inking a multi-year deal with TFC.

December 19, 2023: Reds select winger with No. 1 pick 

Toronto FC used the first overall pick in the 2024 MLS SuperDraft to select winger Tyrese Spicer from Lipscomb University. TFC selected defender Joey Maher from Indiana University with its second-round pick (No. 30 overall). In the third round, Toronto selected Indiana midfielder Patrick McDonald (a junior) with the 59th pick and Stanford University midfielder Fletcher Bank (a sophomore) with the 85th pick.

Transaction tracker: Toronto FC drafts midfielder with No. 1 pick
TFC picked midfielder Tyrese Spicer from Lipscomb University with the first overall selection in Tuesday’s MLS SuperDraft.

December 1, 2023: Aimé Mabika staying at Toronto FC

TFC announced they have exercised their contract option on defender Aimé Mabika.

Transaction tracker: Aimé Mabika staying at Toronto FC
TFC announced on Friday that they have exercised their contract option on defender Aimé Mabika.

November 2, 2023: End of season roster decisions

Toronto FC declined its 2024 contract options for goalkeepers Greg Ranjitsingh and Tomás Romero, defender Themi Antonoglou, midfielder Víctor Vázquez and forward C.J. Sapong. At the same time, TFC exercised its 2024 contract options on goalkeeper Luka Gavran and midfielder Alonso Coello.

In addition, defender Cristian Gutierrez is out of contract at the end of the year. The club retains its contract option for Aimé Mabika and remain in discussions with the defender. Midfielder Kosi Thompson is on loan with Lillestrøm SK until the end of the 2023 season, and the Norwegian club has the option to exercise a permanent transfer for 2024.

Transaction tracker: Vázquez highlights TFC’s off-season departures
The veteran midfielder won’t be back at Toronto FC as he was one of five players to have his 2024 contract option declined by the club.