The 21st season of action in Major League Soccer is expected to be as wild and unpredictable as years past with almost all of the 20 teams set to contend for the postseason.
Each of the clubs in MLS enters 2016 with plenty of promise thanks to certain players who are poised to have breakout campaigns over the next nine months.
With that in mind, we selected 50 players across the league to watch in 2016. Some of the players are rookies looking to make a statement, while others are working their way back from injury and hoping for a big 2016.
There are also a few superstars of the league on this list who are somehow going to try and top their spectacular 2015 campaigns. In additions to the first three types of players mentioned, a fourth group of athletes attempting to recover from disastrous 2015 seasons are included in this list.
Continue reading to see who are our 50 players to watch in MLS in 2016.