NY Signs Midfielder Brian Nielsen on Loan

Danish youth standout to join pending ITC, physical


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Red Bull New York announced today
that it has acquired Danish midfielder Brian Nielsen on loan. Nielsen will be
added to the team’s roster pending receipt of his International Transfer
Certificate (ITC). He must also pass a team physical. Per club and League
policy, specific terms of the deal were not disclosed.

“Brian is a very promising young player who has pace and can
deliver quality service with both feet,” said Red Bull New York General Manager
and Sporting Director Erik Soler. “We are thrilled to sign him and he will
immediately compete for a spot in our starting lineup.”

Nielsen has played for Denmark at a number of youth
national team levels, most recently featuring for the Under-21 squad. Prior to
joining the Red Bulls, Nielsen played for Danish side, Vejle Boldkulb, helping his
team earn promotion to the Danish Superliga. Since 2005, Nielsen appeared in 92
games for Vejle, scoring 15 goals. The 23-year-old had also played for Danish
clubs Hjorten IF and Herlev IF and later was in Akademisk Boldklub’s youth

Full Season Ticket Plans for the New York Red Bulls’ first season
at Red Bull Arena, in Harrison,
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