2019: Acquired on loan from Southampton on August 7...made his MLS debut against New York City FC on August 24...started his first MLS match on August 31 against the Colorado Rapids...earned his first assist against the Portland Timbers on September 18...played six games, started four in regular season. Playoffs: Scored against Philadelphia Union in the Eastern Conference Semifinals.
PRIOR TO NEW YORK
Member of Southampton’s academy before being promoted to the First Team … has appeared for England at several youth international levels, most recently in the 2019 Toulon Tournament against U-23 competition.
Made his Southampton debut in the Premier League in November 2016, earning a first-minute assist on the eventual game-winning goal against Everton … weeks later, he earned a start for Southampton in a Europa League match, marking his first venture in European competition … has made 26 appearances across all competitions for Southampton’s senior team, including 20 in the Premier League, recording two assists in 573 league minutes.
Went on loan to Reading in the Championship last August, recording three goals and four assists in 18 appearances, but rejoined Southampton for the second half of the 2018-19 season under new manager Ralph Hasenhüttl … earned consistent minutes during the stretch run, appearing in seven of the final nine matches of the season and helping Southampton survive the relegation battle to remain in the Premier League.
Appeared for England’s Under-17, Under-18 and Under-20’s … made six starts in his eight matches he saw action for with the U-17s with one goal and one assist … started all three UEFA European U-17 Championship Qualification matches and two 2014 UEFA European U-17 Championship matches to help lead England win the championship … appeared six international friendlies for the U-18s, tallying one goal and one assist against Netherlands … made three starts in six matches he appeared in for the U-20s.
The New York Red Bulls have completed the transfer of English winger Josh Sims from Southampton FC, the club announced on August 7, 2019