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Source: Columbus Crew striker Ola Kamara target of La Liga Bid

While trade rumors swirl around Ola Kamara, the Norwegian international’s final landing spot might not be in MLS but might see the star striker making a return back to Europe to play in one of the world’s top leagues.   In his two years in MLS, Kamara has been one of the best...

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 8:26am

Sources: Amando Moreno returning to NY Red Bulls

Amando Moreno is set to return to the New York Red Bulls, the former academy product is close to a deal that would bring him back to the club. On December 21, sources told Metro that Moreno was in discussions with the Red Bulls about leaving Tijuana in Mexico’s top flite and returning to the...

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 1:58pm

Source: Schalke in on American Eryk Williamson

Eryk Williamson might be the next Yank abroad as the former Maryland midfielder could be joining one of the brightest young American stars as a teammate on one of Europe’s best teams. Sources tell Metro that Schalke might be the landing spot for the American Williamson, a tremendous...

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 12:04pm

Red Bulls Denis Hamlett going in younger direction

There is beginning to emerge a ‘Hamlett Doctrine,’ the New York Red Bulls sporting director beginning to shape the club under a unique vision. It is a vision that ran counter to the team’s philosophy for its first two decades as a franchise in MLS.   Appointed last...

Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 11:31am

MLS looking to scout Western Africa

Like Central America and the Caribbean has been since the league’s inception, MLS is eyeing a new pool of talent in West Africa that can certainly be a lucrative spot for finding young talent.   In what might be called as the dawn of MLS 4.0, the league has quickly transitioned from...

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 4:35pm

Amando Moreno might be returning to MLS and possibly Red Bulls

One familiar Homegrown player might be returning to MLS and the New York Red Bulls as another one seems to be trending towards the club.   Signed by the Red Bulls ahead of the 2013 season, Amando Moreno was one of the first Homegrown players brought up from the teams vaunted academy. Having...

Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 5:41pm

Source: Minnesota United talking deal for Sacha Kljestan

The pool of teams interested in Sacha Kljestan continues to grow. The New York Red Bulls midfielder, a United States international who has led MLS in assists the past two years and was team captain in 2017, continues to draw suitors from around the league. Last week, Metro broke the news that Los...

Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 5:17pm

Red Bulls pursuing Nigerian youngster

A new name has surfaced on the New York Red Bulls growing list of rumors, but it may not be one that most fans of soccer in this country have heard of. A report out of Nigeria says that the Red Bulls are closing in on signing Jerome Philip, an 18-year old playing for an academy team in his...

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 12:20pm

Source: Mike Sorber leaving Union for LAFC

The Philadelphia Union are set to lose out on one of their top assistant coaches while expansion club Los Angeles FC will be adding a member to their staff with a deep knowledge of MLS.   Mike Sorber is leaving the Union sources tell Metro. With the organization since 2014, Sorber was...

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 11:12am

Source: Other teams have interest in Sacha Kljestan

Sacha Kljestan might be on the move but Los Angeles FC may not necessarily be the destination. On Tuesday, sources told Metro that Kljestan, the New York Red Bulls captain and star midfielder, was likely heading to expansion team LAFC. The deal, Metro was told, was for a significant influx of...

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 2:22pm

Darlington Nagbe deal with Atlanta United has crazy incentives

Atlanta United made a blockbuster trade on Wednesday, the ambitious MLS club making a deal with the Portland Timbers for Darlington Nagbe. The United States international now goes to a team that clearly has their sites set on MLS Cup. The deal for Nagbe involves the Eastern Conference side sending...

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 3:24pm

Source: Giovanni Savarese new Portland Timbers manager

Finally. After five seasons as head coach in the NASL with the New York Cosmos, Giovanni Savarese is getting his shot in MLS. Multiple league sources tell Metro that Savarese will be named the next head coach of the Portland Timbers. Savarese replaces Caleb Porter, who stepped down as Timbers...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 6:43pm

Source: Sacha Kljestan likely to be traded to Los Angeles Football Club

For a second straight year, the New York Red Bulls could be trading their captain.   Sacha Kljestan might be on the move, a league source tells Metro - the United States international potentially set to leave the Red Bulls. The league source, speaking on the condition of anonymity, tells...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 6:14pm

Ashley Cole looking for return to LA Galaxy

Ashley Cole is hoping for a return to the LA Galaxy, this as the former English international’s contract is up at year’s end. While not cut by the Galaxy as part of their year-end roster moves, there has been no announcement that Cole will return to the MLS club for 2018. The English...

Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 2:47pm

Soccer transfer rumors: Ligue 1 in on Red Bulls' Kemar Lawrence

Tyler Adams might be heading to Europe this winter transfer window but he may not be the only New York Red Bulls player ready to make a splash overseas. After a third solid season in MLS, Red Bulls left back Kemar Lawrence continues to generate strong interest in Europe. Undoubtedly one of the top...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 11:01am

Red Bulls Leipzig, Salzburg in on Tyler Adams but no $5 mil. offer

Despite reports earlier in the day, there has been no $5 million offer made for any New York Red Bulls players, but that doesn’t mean that transfer interest isn’t heating up around one of the brightest young stars in MLS. Recently capped by the United States national team and fresh off...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 4:52pm

Source: Mike Grella still might have future with Red Bulls

Mike Grella’s option with the New York Red Bulls may have been declined, but the midfielder’s time with the team might not be done yet. A veteran who just completed his third season in MLS, Grella is coming off season-ending knee surgery that shelved the player since mid...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 12:49pm

New MLS money structure will help teams retain star players

In an effort to add more talent, MLS might be adding another mechanism by which to keep young rising stars within the suddenly burgeoning league. Another source of allocation money, Metro has learned, could help the league add and keep young stars within MLS by offering more salaries that...

Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 8:39pm

Welsh manager search has MLS, Red Bulls flavor

There might be another head coach on the international level with a strong connection to the New York Red Bulls and MLS on the horizon. Carl Robinson and Thierry Henry are both candidates for the Wales national team position, each player having ended their illustrious careers here in New York....

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 2:53pm

Source: Red Bulls to move on from two defenders

It appears that the heart of the New York Red Bulls defense will be getting an overhaul this offseason with at least two veteran players along the backline not looking likely to return. Sources tell Metro New York that defenders Damien Perrinelle and Gideon Baah will not be picked up heading into...

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 4:02pm