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Angel City FC continues to grow, acquiring the rights to the Portland Thorns’ Simone Charley and Tyler Lussi, NJ/NY Gotham FC’s Didi Haračić and the North Carolina Courage’s Cari Roccaro.

All three teams will receive full roster protection in the upcoming expansion draft.

In return for Charley and Lussi, the Thorns will also receive $100,000 in allocation money and ACFC’s natural second-round draft pick in the 2022 NWSL Draft next week. Charley had a breakout 2021 season with the Thorns, scoring five goals in 19 games for the NWSL semifinalists.

In addition to expansion draft protection, Gotham FC – who also recently traded goalkeeper Kailen Sheridan to San Diego – will receive $50,000 in allocation money.