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Once A Metro Jan 26, 2021
Report: Caden Clark close to pre-contract agreement with RB Leipzig

Report: Caden Clark close to pre-contract agreement with RB Leipzig

Photo by Ira L. Black - Corbis/ Minnesota-born youngster will remain with New York for 2021 season before transferring to Bundesliga side A new report from The Athletic yesterday has further confirmed New York Red Bulls attacking midfielder Caden Clark will complete a transfer to the sister club RB Leipzig of the German first division following the conclusion of the 2021 MLS season, marking the conclusion of a quick move up the ladder for the 17-year-old former Barcelona Arizona academy pupil since joining New York training camp on trial last spring. Clark will enter...
Once A Metro Jan 25, 2021
Who is new Red Bulls signing Wikelman Carmona?

Who is new Red Bulls signing Wikelman Carmona?

The Red Bulls are again turning to the undervalued talent pipeline of Venezuela’s national team program | Photo by Miguel Gutierrez - Pool/ Following in the footsteps of Cristian Cásseres Jr, the Venezuelan has been a prodigy for youth national teams and earned the attention of European clubs before New York swooped in The New York Red Bulls announced the signing of Wikelman Carmona, further signaling an investment in youth development as the club attempts to redefine itself as a selling club. The 17-year-old Venezuelan midfielder is a high potential prospect and...
Once A Metro Jan 25, 2021
Tim Parker and the intrepid quest for the right Red Bulls backline

Tim Parker and the intrepid quest for the right Red Bulls backline

Melissa Majchrzak-USA TODAY Sports The center back’s arrival and exit with the Red Bulls were both products of a newfound emphasis on building the squad’s defensive unit As fans in a salary-capped league increasingly seeking to become enmeshed in the global transfer market, Major League Soccer fans are used to key players leaving their club. While Tim Parker’s departure to Houston has some solid rationale on paper, many New York Red Bulls supporters will still feel a twinge in their heart to see him go. Although his last two seasons could be bumpy as the club...
Once A Metro Jan 23, 2021
Red Bulls Round-Up: January 23, 2021

Red Bulls Round-Up: January 23, 2021

Guillermo “Pol” Fernández of Cruz Azul has been quietly linked to an MLS move in recent months, with the Red Bulls mentioned specifically | Photo by Mauricio Salas/Jam Media/ Red Bulls linked to midfielders in Mexico and the Emirates while countless players have passed their time on podcasts and TV panels Welcome to the Red Bulls Round-Up presented by Once A Metro. These days you can’t go anywhere without people talking about the New York Red Bulls. Just yesterday I was in the frozen foods section, perusing the latest crop of les pommes de terre frites, when I...
Once A Metro Jan 22, 2021
SuperDraft Review: Red Bulls go for experience in college selections

SuperDraft Review: Red Bulls go for experience in college selections

Forward Luther Archimède (left) is a rare MLS SuperDraft pick with professional experience overseas | Photo by Aude Alcover/Icon Sport via Former French lower league professional brought in by New York along with multiple four-year NCAA veterans The 2021 Major League Soccer SuperDraft took place with all the pomp and circumstance of a Christmas mass, with most appearing out of a sense of duty and a few deciding they have better things to do. The New York Red Bulls took part in the increasingly-downsized ritual more than most clubs, making three selections. These young...
Once A Metro Jan 19, 2021
Red Bulls finalize Reyes transfer, trade Parker in whirlwind Tuesday

Red Bulls finalize Reyes transfer, trade Parker in whirlwind Tuesday

Newly-signed Red Bulls center back Andrés Reyes playing for Colombia at the 2019 Under-20 World Cup | Photo by TF-Images/ Colombian starlet primed to be direct replacement at center back for veteran sent to Houston After a quiet first two months, it was a scorching opening day to the hot stove season for the New York Red Bulls. The club swapped out center backs in a matter of hours as they confirmed the permanent signing of Colombian youth national teamer Andrés Reyes for an undisclosed transfer fee before trading American international Tim Parker to Houston Dynamo...
Once A Metro Jan 16, 2021
Red Bulls Round-Up: January 16, 2021

Red Bulls Round-Up: January 16, 2021

Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports A recent Inter Miami loanee is hanging out in Hanover for some odd reason, Gerhard Struber eyes talent from Salzburg, and the Red Bulls take the French podcast world by storm in this week’s links Welcome to the Red Bulls Round-Up presented by Once a Metro. We’re halfway through January, which means we’re also 1/24th through the year. What have you accomplished with your time? Maybe you started a resolution or two? Did you pick up that book you’ve always been meaning to read? Don’t let time slip away, not like me, chained to this...
Once A Metro Jan 13, 2021
Report: Red Bulls to hire Finnish goalkeeping coach Nieminen

Report: Red Bulls to hire Finnish goalkeeping coach Nieminen

Photo by Mike Ehrmann/ Well-traveled instructor had previously been with San Jose Earthquakes among numerous other positions The New York Red Bulls may have found their new goalkeeping coach. According to Elmo magazine, the club is hiring Jyri Nieminen for the role. The 33-year-old Finnish coach replaces Preston Burpo, who departed the club at the end of the 2020 season. He possesses a UEFA Goalkeeping A License and a USSF Goalkeeping A License. Nieminen has prior experience in Major League Soccer, serving as the San Jose Earthquakes goalkeeping coach from January of...
Once A Metro Jan 12, 2021
How to stop worrying and love Tom Barlow

How to stop worrying and love Tom Barlow

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports The athletic but technically-limited forward has received mixed reviews since entering the Red Bulls first team but could be an unlikely favorite of new manager Gerhard Struber When $2 million Danish striker Mathias Jorgensen was loaned out by New York Red Bulls to AGF Aarhus last month, it not only asked further questions of the club’s transfer policy but also raised the heat of an already sweltering spotlight on incumbent starting striker Tom Barlow. In just over a year the 25-year-old St Louis native has gone from a beaming success...
Once A Metro Jan 11, 2021
Kaku standoff continues as club and player assess options

Kaku standoff continues as club and player assess options

Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports After initial rumblings last month, the hot stove around the mercurial Red Bulls attacker has cooled off Now in its second sequel, The Neverending Transfer Saga continues to limp along. At the moment, New York Red Bulls playmaker Alejandro “Kaku” Gamarra appears to be staying put. The Paraguayan international spoke with Argentine publication Queremos Del Sur and provided some insight into the current transfer dealings. The news is that...there is no news, with clubs failing to submit a high enough offer. “Other teams have called me...
Once A Metro Jan 9, 2021
Red Bulls Round-Up: January 9, 2020

Red Bulls Round-Up: January 9, 2020

Photo by Johann Schwarz/SEPA.Media / More media appearances for Gerhard Struber, more transfer heat around Chris Gloster, and new clubs for Rece Buckmaster and Carl Robinson in this week’s links Welcome to the Red Bulls Round-Up presented by Once a Metro. I was checking the viewing statistics on recent Round-Up posts and was delighted to learn that the audience is from all around the world. There are readers from far off distant places like Westchester County. Can you believe it? People in the distant land of Bronxville are engaging with Red Bulls news, curated by...
Once A Metro Jan 7, 2021
Red Bulls linked to Charlton striker Omar Bogle

Red Bulls linked to Charlton striker Omar Bogle

Photo by Steven Paston/PA Images via Journeyman English forward is out of favor at Charlton of League One According to a report from SportsWorldGhana, Ghanaian-English striker Omar Bogle “is likely to join” the New York Red Bulls “in the ongoing winter transfer window.” The 27-year-old striker, who is currently with League One club Charlton Athletic, reportedly has five months left on his contract with the Addicks, which contains the option for an addition year. The report comes on the heels of SportsWorldGhana breaking the story of Samuel Tetteh’s loan move...
Once A Metro Jan 2, 2021
Report: Sporting Lisbon defender Ilori declines Red Bulls move

Report: Sporting Lisbon defender Ilori declines Red Bulls move

Photo by Gualter Fatia/ Central defenders appear to be on shopping list as Thelwell continues offseason pursuits The first New York Red Bulls transfer rumor of 2021 involves reportedly striking out on the acquisition of a well-pedigreed defender. O Jogo reveals Tiago Ilori turned down a loan offer, one that would have run through the entire 2021 season. The English-Portuguese center back rejected the move believing New York “was not the right option to continue his career.” With a reported annual salary of 1.3 million euros and a contract that runs through June of...
Once A Metro Jan 2, 2021
Red Bulls Round-Up: January 2, 2020

Red Bulls Round-Up: January 2, 2020

Photo by Mike Stobe/ for New York Red Bull Chris Armas interviews with Toronto, Kemar Lawrence teaches the kids, and Hans Backe decides what to do with his $15 million horse in this week’s links Welcome to the Red Bulls Round-Up presented by Once a Metro. It’s another year and, yes, I’m still doing this. Some, many, all may call this a rut, but I like to think of it as providing a valuable service to the world. Sure, I’m not saving lives or helping others, but I’m giving three, possibly four people information they absolutely don’t need to know. Please, stop...
Once A Metro Dec 30, 2020
Are the Red Bulls (still) looking for a new training facility?

Are the Red Bulls (still) looking for a new training facility?

Ryan Meara stands ready in goal at the Red Bulls training facility in East Hanover, NJ | Photo by Sportsfile/Corbis/Sportsfile via Long-term rumors appear to be surfacing again as Kevin Thelwell and the club plan for future One of the first steps of the legendary Bill Shankly’s revolutionary tenure as manager of Liverpool was clearing the weedy, pebble-strewn surface of the club’s Melwood training ground. As mesmerizingly detailed in Red Or Dead, David Peace’s mildly-fictionalized novel about the Shankly years on Merseyside, the visionary Scotsman - who saw the...

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