It seems like the golden goose won't be slaughtered after all.
Multiple sources are reporting that Major League Soccer and the MLS Player's Union have come to an agreement on a new Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Nobody won. It was a tie. It’s soccer. #MLSCBA— Alexi Lalas (@AlexiLalas) March 5, 2015
Details on deal: 5-year CBA. Free agency for age 28+, 8yrs experience. Cap on raise based on salary. Minimum now $60K http://t.co/UkIiUmWnET— Paul Tenorio (@PaulTenorio) March 5, 2015
The new CBA is reported to have a five year lifespan, and the major points are a $60,000 league minimum salary (up from $36,500) and free agency for a player 28 years or older with 8 years in the league.